The New York Times this morning took the Administration to task because White House officials and lobbyists are meeting at ...Continue reading
In yesterday’s Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs meeting, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., said that portions of the bill were far too complex and were not able to be aggregated.
Not so, said Sunlight Foundation’s Web ...
The most interesting pages to Elena's Inbox visitors (judged by most viewed and tweeted) are quite telling. Given the diversity of incoming links and the numbers of views over such a short period, these numbers can provide some nice ...Continue reading
The Open Government
Directive encouraged states to put valuable government data online. In this series we're reviewing each state's efforts in this direction.
This week: Washington
USPIRG, a public interest group, ranked Washington ...
Despite pressure from a number of powerful corporate interests, the House passed the DISCLOSE Act yesterday in a vote of ...Continue reading
UPDATE [06/25/10 @ 12:00 pm]: I've created a word cloud of the merged Dodd - Lincoln language, one ...Continue reading
A Senate committee’s planned markup of an Earmark Transparency Bill was postponed until July after the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs briefly debated the bill this afternoon.
Though there was not enough committee members present to ...
Even though Elena Kagan, President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, was just learning to e-mail, she had no trouble expressing rather sophisticated reasoning and legal thought on the constitutional aspects of partial-birth abortion.
In an e-mail exchange with another ...
The DISCLOSE Act passed the House today by a vote of 219-206. Below is a live-blog of the floor vote ...Continue reading