Last week Rep. Betsy Markey, D-Colo., introduced a bill that would redirect some $700 million in funds that have been languishing in Transportation Department accounts, designated to fund projects earmarked by members of Congress more than a decade ago and ...Continue reading
“Forty percent of internet users went online for government data or information in the preceding twelve months," according to the ...Continue reading
Whether you're a gun owner, a home builder, an environmentalist or all of the above, you probably have no ...Continue reading
This weekend I had the opportunity to attend Scott Chacon's Advanced Git class at Jumpstart Lab. Scott works for Github and maintains the Git project's website. He's also written a book, ProGit, and the handy reference site ...Continue reading
Email is an incredible tool for many things, but it's also not a very good way to communicate for much of what we tend to use it for. And on top of that, we all just get so darned ...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: South Dakota
After an open records law passed ...
The New York Times reported yesterday about a bold and far-reaching investigation underway by the Office of Congressional Ethics that ...Continue reading
Nicholas Carr of Wired recently wrote an interesting piece on how constant internet usage potentially "shatters focus, rewires brains." In ...Continue reading
Today the New York Times reports that the Office on Congressional Ethics (OCE) is continuing to dig in to its ...Continue reading
We’ve released a cleaned up version of the House disbursements data that covers the first quarter of 2010, during which the House spent more than $339 million on salaries, expenses and equipment.
Last month we aggregated and analyzed all ...