The U.S. mining conglomerate Renco Group spent over $80,000 in the first quarter and retained five lobbying firms in a push to convince Washington to help its embattled smelting company in Peru, according to lobbying filings. This comes ...Continue reading
Now here is an interesting argument about the legitimacy of the term "open government". In her "Why "Open government" is ...Continue reading
Yesterday, Speaker Boehner said that he was open to reevaluating subsidies to oil companies. That's a bold step for ...Continue reading
DO ANY SENATORS VOLUNTARILY FILE ELECTRONICALLY? --Sunlight: "Friday was the deadline for Senate candidates to file their campaign finance disclosure ...Continue reading
The Supreme Court will hear two arguments that may have implications for transparency and open government in this last week ...Continue reading
In a sign of the ambiguity of international policy toward Libya, Ali Suleiman Aujali, the diplomat who made headlines when he defected from the Gadafi Government in February, has registered as a foreign agent with the U.S. Justice Department to ...Continue reading
...in the category of "Most incomprehensible FEC filing, exploratory committee division"
Friday was the deadline for Senate candidates to file their campaign finance disclosure reports. Most did so. On paper. Lots ...Continue reading