Dan Froomkin has a good write-up of the Mine Safety and Health Administration's (MSHA) failure to release certain notes ...Continue reading
Just how effective is the Obama Administration’s effort to help homeowners stave off foreclosure? It’s hard to know, in part because detailed data that could provide part of the answer is not available to the public.
More than two years after the collapse of Bear Stearns presaged the 2008 financial meltdown, the United States Senate is ...Continue reading
In honor of Tax Day Ohio's Jason Hart took a look at salary information for Franklin County's administrators ...Continue reading
Apparently, Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour issued a secret proclamation declaring April as Confederate Heritage Month. The proclamation was issued on ...Continue reading
Ken Ward, Jr. points to a statement by Sen. Jay Rockefeller calling for Senate hearings on the Upper Big Branch ...Continue reading
As part of the First Lady’s campaign to combat childhood obesity, the Department of Agriculture in February launched the Your Food Environment Atlas – an online mapping tool of the nation’s access to food at the county level.
Health data is one of those no-brainer transparency issues. While we all have our favorite datasets we want to see released, the Department of Health and Human Services has the capacity to save lives and billions of dollars when it ...Continue reading
The Washington Post reports that "Kremlin-friendly television stations and newspapers" and Russian economic sanctions played a key role in the toppling of Kyrgyz President Kurmanbek Bakiyev.
Though Bakiyev fled the country on April 7, he has refused to resign his ...