- That didn’t take long. Priorities USA Action, the super PAC expected to bankroll Hillary Clinton in a 2016 presidential run, began soliciting donations the morning after crushing Democratic losses in the midterms. (Washington Post)
- The National Security Archive and 16 other groups are asking that the CIA be denied its request to destroy its email records. (Unredacted)
- Work is underway on the next round of the Global Open Data Index, a project aiming to measure the technical openness of datasets in countries around the world. (Open Knowledge Foundation Blog)
State and Local News
- With the announcement of a $1 million funding allocation for innovation, Los Angeles is hoping to spark new ideas and improve operations in departments across city government. (GovTech)
- Of the 25 groups spending the most on ballot measures in states across the country, 21 secured wins on their issues. (Center for Public Integrity)
- New governors in a a variety of states could mean new CIOs are ushered in with the change in administration. How will all the changes impact state IT? (GovTech)
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