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Today in OpenGov: Sunshine laws under pressure in state legislatures

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In today's edition, we wrap up a busy weekend in the open government world with the latest intersections between President Trump's businesses and his official duties, another attempt by Congress to block public knowledge into its correspondence with federal agencies, lessons in tactical urbanism on PARK(ing) Day, and much more.  Before you jump in, don't forget that tomorrow at 1:00 PM EST we'll be hosting a kickoff discussion for  the Tactical Data Engagement guide. The discussion will feature speakers from Sunlight, Reboot, the city of Madison, Wisconsin, and more. Register for the webinar here. 

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Today in OpenGov: Is the best offense a good legal defense fund?

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The city of Arlington, Texas is currently accepting comments on their draft open data policy. We encourage you to head over to their page on Madison, read the policy, and consider weighing in with your feedback.  Once that's done, read on for all the day's open government news, including a highly questionable decision by the Office of Government Ethics, a nominee for the FEC, social media censorship in India, and much more.

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Today in OpenGov: Connecting government

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In today's overview of open government news, we look at the key role that open data will play as American communities work to rebuild following the devastation of hurricane's Irma and Harvey. We also share new research on fake news, global approaches to facts and information, and tech-powered civic engagement.  Read on for all that, plus much more from Washington, DC, around the United States, and across the globe. 

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