Despite his oft repeated assertions to the contrary, Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., will be charged by the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct for as yet unspecified violations of congressional ethics rules.
Once again there is movement afoot for Congress to pass a measure that would require legislation to be online for ...Continue reading
Last week my dad snapped this great photo of a Giant Silk Moth resting in his southwest Ohio backyard - I ...Continue reading
The Supreme Court’s decision in the Citizens United v. FEC case has rendered 24 states' election laws unconstitutional. The 5-4 ruling in favor of Citizens United reversed a provision of the McCain-Feingold act that prohibited any electioneering communication—defined ...Continue reading
UPDATE - 8/10/10: On Monday, August 9, 2010, Google and Verizon introduced a joint proposal for the future of ...Continue reading
The Earmark Transparency Act has been introduced in both the House and Senate, but it needs co-sponsors to move forward. It's time that we tell Congress that we want to know how our money is being used, and thank ...Continue reading
I was traveling earlier this week when the Knight-Batten Awards were announced and so I wanted to add my two ...Continue reading
Last week Rep. Betsy Markey, D-Colo., introduced a bill that would redirect some $700 million in funds that have been languishing in Transportation Department accounts, designated to fund projects earmarked by members of Congress more than a decade ago and ...Continue reading