Given the half-trillion dollars spent on federal contracting every year, its comforting to know that the U.S. government has a massive database that tracks contractors past performance.
Too bad it cant be tapped by the public. Scott Amey, general ...
The Federal Communications Commission, in fulfilling their obligation to create broadband plan, is required (pdf) to lay out "a plan ...Continue reading
The Colorado Supreme Court rejected a referendum to stem the flow of money in politics by banning holders of large ...Continue reading
This year brings a landmark for the Sunlight Foundation. We've been hinting for some time that we're going ...Continue reading
This morning the White House released a new health care proposal that may be used as a blueprint for a ...Continue reading
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The Central Intelligence Agency maintains more than 10 million pages of declassified, post-World War II documents, covering everything from the birth of the CIA to the collapse of the Soviet Union. The documents are publicly available - assuming one is willing ...Continue reading
Why your non-profit stands to benefit from Open Data Often times at Sunlight the non-profit community looks at us strangely. Here in Washington, DC we've probably made more investments in technology than any other non-profit or advocacy organization I ...Continue reading
But kinda like moldy cheese or bread, all too often, any of the good parts of government are crusted over or encroached upon by a kind of disgusting malfeasance. When we see moldy cheese, the oddly shaped growth on it ...Continue reading