Today in #OpenGov 6/18/2014


Keep reading for an today’s look at #OpenGov news, events, and analysis including fundraising, ad spending, and delayed access to information.series-opengov-today

National News

  • President Obama is famous for his fundraising prowess, but he has mostly avoided rounding up super PAC cash, focusing instead on raising money directly for campaigns and the Democratic party. No more. The President will headline three super PAC fundraisers in July. (Washington Post)
  • The campaign ad arms race is heating up between the NRCC and DCCC. The NRCC has locked up more than $30 million in ad time, spread over 26 districts, for the fall. The DCCC has already reserved more than $40 million worth of ads. (Roll Call, POLITICO)

International News

  • A scandal involving a leaked recording of potential collusion between government ministers and the head of Poland’s National Bank is roiling the country and increasing calls for new elections. (The News Poland)
  • 5 years after passing an access to information law, the government of Bermuda is finally ready to put it into action. (Global Voices)

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