A corporation runs for Congress? Great spoof makes a great point about the absurdity of the Citizens United decision last ...Continue reading
ULTRA LATE UPDATE: When you have a legislative session that only lasts 60 days, bills move quickly. All three bills ...Continue reading
As most of you know I have a long history in the campaign finance field as a founder of two ...Continue reading
Right now, three years after Congress began trying to make earmarks transparent, I still have to look in three different places if I want to know how much money Rep. James Moran, D-Va., secured for particular beneficiaries in the Defense ...Continue reading
When we got back into the office here at Sunlight on January 4th, we knew 2010 was the year we needed to build a national campaign of people calling for an open, transparent government everywhere across the country. We've ...Continue reading
To comply with the Open Government Directive, the Commerce Department released four high value datasets that require considerable technical sophistication on the part of users--and patience. Some of the files are so large and cumbersome they're very difficult to ...Continue reading
It’s time to require lobbyists to disclose each contact they make on behalf of a client with my Administration ...Continue reading
Last week Clay wrote about how we'll be evaluating /open pages released under the OGD. The post ended with a series of considerations that we think are important: completeness, primacy, timeliness, accessibility, machine readability, availability without registration, being non-proprietary ...Continue reading
A fascinating series on new radiation treatments for cancer patients by New York Times reporter Walt Bogdanich caught my eye for two reasons.
First, because he bases his reporting--showing that there have been hundreds of people injured, some fatally, by ...