The Open Government
Directive encouraged states to put valuable government data online. In this series we're reviewing each state's efforts in this direction.
This week: Arizona
Arizonans finally got a government spending website in ...
Recently, the Labs broke into teams and spent two days doing projects entirely of our own devising, given free rein. Our team consisted of two developers, a designer, and Sunlight's prized sysadmin. So for our project, we wanted to ...Continue reading
Last week we pointed out several fundraisers that BP lobbyists planned for lawmakers since 2008. At least nine of the eleven fundraisers invites we collected had Tony Podesta of the Podesta Group listed as a host.
Today, the Daily ...
When we first reported about how we attempted to track down disappearmarks from the Federal Transit Administration, we recounted the difficulties in getting data in an electronic format. In response to our first Freedom of Information request, we were given ...Continue reading
Nearly $120 million in Federal Transit Administration earmarks that were introduced and approved by Congress have sat untouched in FTA accounts for years and have now ... Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago we looked at one Florida nursing home to see what available government data could tell us about the quality of care. Today we'll take a look at what the Centers for Medicare and ...Continue reading
As leaders in Congress announced a series of hearings this June to tackle huge telecommunications issues with a focus on ...Continue reading
Thursday's Roll Call featured a fantastic Op-Ed from Representative Jeff Flake, about ethics, earmarks, campaign contributions, and the Office ...Continue reading
Sen. Claire McCaskill spent the past few months moving from Senate office to Senate office seeking supporters of her provision ...Continue reading
Just a quick note: we've been getting a few requests from folks saying they'd like to buy a printed copy of How Our Laws Are Made, one of the winning entries from Design for America. Well, good news ...Continue reading