Inspectors general at the Energy Department and Social Security Administration say their review of FOIA procedures at the request of senior Republican lawmakers showed no signs of meddling by political appointees.
Two dozen other agency and department watchdogs have yet ...
A flowery title for a blog post, I'll admit, but I hope that at least the Le Guin fans out there will forgive me. The problem of knowing something's true name is in the news, most particularly in ...Continue reading
The Office of Law Revision Counsel has just launched a pilot project to make updates to the U.S. Code ...Continue reading
Each election cycle spawns new terms that the public and press have to make sense of, like soft money, express ...Continue reading
Today we learned what we knew all week: White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel is leaving the White House ...Continue reading
Outside organizations have so far reported spending more than $18 million to run issue ads mentioning candidates within 30 days of primaries and 60 days of the general election--a 31 percent increase over the last mid-term election cycle. Corporate trade ...Continue reading
Yesterday, Rep. Bill Foster introduced a bill that would improve public access to legislative information. Specifically, H.R. 6289 calls ...Continue reading
Yesterday, Representative Bono Mack introduced a resolution amending House rules to require live internet streaming of all committee and subcommittee ...Continue reading