US Open Government plans were released today. As part of this process, federal agencies are beginning to release data sets publicly in ways they never have before. Some substantial and thought-provoking blog posts over the last few weeks have discussed ...
As I wrote earlier today, Sunlight is going to be particularly focused on data transparency in the new Open Government ...Continue reading
Yesterday, Vice President Biden announced a new memorandum seeking to tighten reporting of stimulus dollars spent under the American Recovery ...Continue reading
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="274" caption="Upper Big Branch Mine in Raleigh County, WV"][/caption] The Upper Big Branch ...Continue reading
Monday’s explosion that killed 25 miners at Upper Big Branch Mine in West Virginia came at a mine that had been flagged by inspectors for a series of violations – 3000 since 1995 and more than 500 in 2009 alone ...Continue reading
For the first time, the government will centralize information detailing whether a contractor was terminated, disbarred or suspended from a federal contract or grant, in addition to any civil or criminal convictions linked to contracting work. The FAPIIS database will ...Continue reading