For Sunshine Week, Sunlight's pushing for key reforms to the nation’s freedom of information laws. Join our call: We want Congress to reform the Freedom of Information Act — and we want it now.Continue reading
4 out of 5 senators are slow-walking disclosure — are yours among them?
Last weekend marked the deadline for all 100 U.S. senators to disclose their recent donors in year-end campaign reports. And despite the fact that each of them could have easily uploaded those reports online, most didn’t.Continue reading
Introducing Today in OpenGov, our new morning newsletter
Beginning Monday, Sunlight will start delivering a regular digest of open government news and information each morning to subscribers’ inboxes. We’re calling it "Today in OpenGov" and it’s Sunlight’s first-ever daily newsletter.Continue reading
You’re invited! Join us for #Sunfright, our annual Open House
Sunlight’s Open House is back! And you’d better believe we’re pulling out all the stops this year to serve the people we love most in the world — you!Continue reading
This is our community: Highlights from TCamp14, an unconference for transparency
Thanks for making this year's TransparencyCamp the best ever! We wanted to share an intricate look back at the highlights of TCamp14 in one winding, slightly crazy story composed of your experiences. Enjoy!Continue reading
Sunshine Week and beyond: Here’s what Sunlight has on tap in March
March is here, and along with the promise of warmer temps, Sunlight is also delivering a packed schedule of events and trainings for Sunshine Week and beyond.Continue reading
Hey, Tumblr: It’s Party Time!
The business of following the money just got a little more social -- and a lot more fun. Five years into its award-winning Political Party Time project, the Sunlight Foundation is excited to announce a new, GIF-tastic Tumblr presence for the popular website.Continue reading
TransparencyCamp 2013: Wrapping Up the Best Year Yet
Every year at about this time -- just days after our hallmark community event, TransaprencyCamp -- we kick up our heels, shake our heads, and think, “That was our best event yet.” But this year, we really mean it. TransparencyCamp 2013 was different from its predecessors. Not only was it our largest TCamp to-date -- with a chart-topping 500 participants from over 25 countries and 33 states* -- but it was also our strongest. More than a reunion of old friends fighting the same fight, this TransparencyCamp was a veritable democratic laboratory, with scientists from different backgrounds, countries and creeds coming together to share their experiments, find collaborators, and bring new ideas back home for testing and tweaking. We’ll have some more reflections and behind the scenes views in the days ahead, but first, we wanted to share with you a closer at the weekend.Continue reading