PBS Newshour ran a report on the use of new media by the White House and their supporters. The program ...Continue reading
The Senate Finance Committee, perhaps the most powerful committees in Congress, finally updated their web site. I emphasize finally for ...Continue reading
Concessions to the pharmaceutical industry were added to the reconciliation bill after the industry agreed to provide additional savings requested ...Continue reading
In many offices, when technology questions arise, the answer is to reflexively trust the technologists. These are often the folks ...Continue reading
The Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) has started to grow again, after the Department of Treasury announced in December of last year the bailout would be coming to a close. Earlier this month, the Department of Treasury invested $21 million ...Continue reading
While we're participating in Google's Summer of Code, we're also looking for some great developers to come spend some time learning the ins-and-outs of public datasets over the course of the summer. If you're a student ...Continue reading
Rep. Joseph Cao, R-La., is one of at least three House Republicans to ignore his caucus's ban on requesting fiscal year 2011 earmarks. Cao requested projects totaling more than $500 million for his district.
He joins perennial earmarker Rep ...
A major focus of the Sunlight Labs is to push government to publish its data online. In recent months, we've gained in-depth familiarity with government data catalogs through our work on the National Data Catalog. The most prominent example ...Continue reading
A note about our story, "After health care vote, Stupak 11 request billions in earmarks." For Rep. Charles Wilson, D-Ohio, we had inaccurate amounts for both FY2011 and FY2010 in the Google spreadsheet, available here, that accompanied the article. Wilson ...Continue reading