In the mid-1980s, incompetent and negligent doctors were moving freely between states, with state licensing boards and hospitals largely oblivious to lawsuits or disciplinary actions in other locations that might have flagged bad providers.
In response, Congress passed the Health ...
The Texas Tribune spots what could possibly be the first corporate-sponsored political advertisement allowed under the Citizens United ruling. The ...Continue reading
Today, in a huge win for transparency, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled that the Federal Reserve Board must disclose records containing information about how it intervened to bail out banks during the financial crisis.
This Sunshine Week was a particularly successful (and busy!) time for Sunlight. We helped usher in new transparency legislation, launched ...Continue reading
"I can't think of a more important word in politics than transparency." Those words were spoken by Huffington Post ...Continue reading
This is a really clever infographic by Adam Bonica showing the ideological placement of occupations through an examination of their ...Continue reading
Yesterday Google announced the accepted organizations for the 2010 Google Summer of Code and Sunlight is honored to be one of the organizations that will be participating this year. This is our second year participating and we're looking forward ...Continue reading
After taking nearly four years to respond to a Freedom of Information Act request, the U.S. immigration agency is demanding $111,930 for records that describe what is in a government database of claims for U.S. citizenship – not ...
Ultimately, Public=Online is focused on getting government to pass the transparency laws we need - laws that put government information online in real-time where we can use it - and we're going to do that by building a demand for ...Continue reading