A heated debate over proposed lobbying legislation is underway in Great Britain, where lobbying reform legislation has been offered as a result of a scandal in which Members of the House of Lords apparently offered assistance to fake solar energy ...Continue reading
The Center for Public Integerity, a member -- like the Sunlight Foundation Reporting Group -- of the Investigative News Network. HARTFORD, Conn. — In the bare-knuckle war over toxic chemicals, the fight between industry and activists has ... Continue reading
- Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) is standing up for Federal whistleblowers after a troubling court decision last month. Grassley sent a letter to the Obama administration urging it to ensure that large swaths of workers will not have their ...
Last week, the Washington Post reported that new documents leaked by Edward Snowden reveal the budgets of the sixteen United States intelligence agencies. The budgets, which had never previously been revealed to the American public, totaled $52.6 billion, including ...Continue reading
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- "We know secrecy corrupts, and we see that corruption." Security expert Bruce Schneier argues that the only way for ...
Whether you’re steeped in the open government world (as we at Sunlight are) or are not yet familiar with capital-O capital-D Open Data Policies, there are two key elements you’ll see taking a bird’s eye view at ...Continue reading
Earlier this year, Sunlight was issued a challenge: Collect and refute the most common reasons not to release data. As many open access advocates, journalists, and government employees themselves will tell you, there are a variety of "no's" given ...Continue reading
- Staff salary expenditures in the House have been falling steadily this decade, after large increases between 2001 and 2010 ...