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Today in OpenGov: Lighten up already

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In today's edition, the Supreme Court lets some light shine on dark money, White House correspondents want more briefings, some state lawmakers can't stop raking in campaign cash despite running unopposed, and more. 

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How to Stop ‘Smart Cities’ From Becoming ‘Surveillance Cities’

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Urban officials dream of a future of “Smart Cities” that use new technologies to gather comprehensive data and algorithms to achieve increased efficiency, sustainability, and safety. While many of these benefits are real, we must be vigilant to ensure that they don’t come at too high a cost, as the adoption of such technologies can also lead to an unacceptable increase in government surveillance.

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Today in OpenGov: Kept in the dark

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In today's edition, the Supreme Court keeps us in the dark on political money, state attorneys general want to know if President Trump talked up his hotel to foreign officials, criticizing the UK's surveillance programs, and more.

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This Week in Conflicts: President Trump Throws a $100K Campaign Event, More Hatch Act Complaints and a Challenge to Trump’s D.C. Hotel’s Liquor License

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This week, President Donald Trump throws a campaign event at his Washington D.C. hotel, an ethics groups files more Hatch Act complaints and a group of citizens files a complaint challenging the president’s “good character,” questioning his ability to maintain a liquor license in Washington D.C.

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