Lunchtime Link Round-Up


Some open government/transparency posts from around the web:

The Food and Drug Administration, in conjunction with their Transparency Task Force, launched a transparency blog to discuss ways to make their operations more open to the public.

The White House is asking for more help on the Open Government Directive. They are looking for people to tell them the “three most important pieces of information you think every agency should be required to disclose about its operations.” Also, they are seeking input on how the private sector could help the government mash up data.

Utah launched a new state government web site that looks very cool. Let us know in the comments what you think about this as a state government portal.

And in today’s least surprising news, contracting in Iraq is plagued by a lack of oversight and corruption.