Keep reading for today's roundup of #OpenGov news featuring a corruption free for all in Romania, Jay Carney claiming the internet means journalists don't need access to the President, and the Open Data Institute everywhere.Continue reading
Here's today's look at #OpenGov news, events, and analysis including Ben Affleck on money in politics, 1.5 years of Open Oakland, and the eternal question, "what came first, laws or corruption?"Continue reading
Here is your look at #OpenGov news for 12/10/2013, including a potential end to public financing of elections, new Trans-Pacific Partnership documents, secrecy in the Garden State, and more.Continue reading
The blog might be new, but Today in #OpenGov is staying the same! Keep reading for today's look at open government news, events and analysis including floppy disks at the Federal Register and ethics changes in Virginia.Continue reading
Recent revelations suggest that Ottawa waffled between an open data competition and a traditional contractor to build their new smart phone traffic app. They eventually chose the contractor, who charged $95,000 for a disappointing product. Womp womp.Continue reading
- The Office of Congressional Ethics is five years old and, despite heavy criticism from both sides of the aisle, doesn't appear to be going anywhere. Click the link for more detail, but be prepared for the ad ...
- Ceasars' Casino needs to get its PAC money right, according to FEC auditors. The auditors found that the PAC had under-reported its receipts by over $150,000 and its expenditures by more than $90,000 over a two ...
- There is a strong revolving door between the office of the United States Trade Representative and private sector jobs in the pharmaceutical, major media, and technology industries. (Washington Post)
- The SEC appears to be backing away from a ...
Programming note: Today in #OpenGov, and its author, will be taking the rest of the week off. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving! National News
- The House Chief Administrative Officer, Dan Strodel, is retiring after 28 years on Capitol Hill ...
- Dark money isn't just for conservative groups, according to new documents filed with the IRS. The left-leaning nonprofit League of Conservation Voters spent $36 million in 2012, with $15 million going towards political activities. (Public Integrity)
- The ...