by Eric Dunn, Sunlight policy intern All 50 states require lobbyists to disclose some information about their work. Some require ...Continue reading
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 has obliviated all previous box-office records in its opening weekend, grossing $168 ...Continue reading
Here is Monday's look at the week's transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency-related events. News Roundup: Government
- Members of the bipartisan Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission leaked confidential information to partisan allies ...
Investment bank Goldman Sachs, one of the major players in the crisis that led to the economic meltdown of 2008, has had more meetings with government officials about the implementation of the law intended to reform the financial system than ...Continue reading
The financial crisis had several authors--federal policies that opened the door to predatory mortgage lending, unregulated financial products, integrated firms that borrowed heavily from one another to invest in the "sure bet" of mortgage-backed securities, and hedge funds and insurers ...Continue reading
One year after passing Dodd Frank Financial reform, much of the work of reforming America’s financial system still lies ahead. This is not too surprising considering the sheer size of the legislation. The law created 243 rules and requires agencies to ...Continue reading
Earlier today the Obama campaign released a list of 244 fundraisers who have bundled thousands of dollars in donations to the president's victory fund.Continue reading
The ongoing negotiations in Congress over raising the U.S. debt ceiling have prompted Moody’s Corp, a bond rating ...Continue reading
TGIF! Here is Friday's look at transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency-related events. News Roundup: Government
- House Oversight Chair Darrell Issa questioned CFPB head Elizabeth Warren on an “inadequate” repsonse to FOIA ...