Last week's Citizens United v. FEC Supreme Court decision was a game-changer in terms of corporate money in politics. In short, corporations will be allowed to freely spend unlimited amounts of money to support or oppose a candidate, just ...Continue reading
We're still surveying those high value data sets released as part of the open government directive--there are hundreds of files to sift through, which is obviously a good thing. But while we don't have a final analysis ...Continue reading
Who dat say dey gonna beat dem Saints??? With the New Orleans Saints in the Super Bowl I was curoius ...Continue reading
The Supreme Court's Citizens United vs. FEC ruling undoes years of restrictions on the ability of corporations and labor unions to use their treasuries to attempt to sway elections.
But a more accurate interpretation might be that it allows ...
President Obama's weekly address explained on his administration's efforts to combat influence peddling, and the steps it is ...Continue reading
These people looking at cities at CityCamp are the ones making transparency, participation, and collaboration something that you can experience in your town and not just read in a memo from the White HoContinue reading
Senators are now allowed to have official Facebook pages, Roll Call ($) reported. I don't yet have a copy of ...Continue reading