In honor of Sunlight Week I've posted an explanation on what I do and why I do it below ...Continue reading
(Note: this post has been updated since it was first published—see below) It's Sunshine Week again, and in ...Continue reading
According to a procurement officer in the Transportation Department, SF-LLLs, a disclosure form filed by lobbyists when they help their clients pursue contract or grant awards, are filed away with other contracting documents and "kept in a secure place so ...Continue reading
Today Representative Steve Israel introduced the Public Online Information Act calling for government to:
- Create an expert committee for all three branches of government to steer government towards making datasets publicly available in meaningful ways.
- Direct the executive branch to ...
This week is Sunshine Week, a lot of people are very excited and are taking the time to write about ...Continue reading
Serious geek-out moment. C-SPAN has posted their full archives online in embeddable format. I could waste a few days watching ...Continue reading
Check out this line from Jay Newton-Small's Swampland blog post on the way forward for health care reform in ...Continue reading
The recent policies imposed by the House Appropriations Committee and the House Republican Caucus to ban for-profit earmarks and all ...Continue reading
In the middle of the night on Nov. 6, 1977, the Kelly Barnes Dam near Toccoa Falls, Georgia, gave way, unleashing a wall of water that killed 39 people. In a report, federal investigators blamed the failure on a combination ...