This week, the Sunlight Foundation joined a roundtable of nonprofits, Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, and their staff... View ArticleContinue reading
Support Reform on Presidential Library Dedication Day
Today’s dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library will bring the five living current and former presidents together for... View ArticleContinue reading
House panel tries to open the (financial) books of presidential libraries
As President Obama faces choosing between Hawaii and Chicago as the site of his presidential library, a House committee today greenlighted a bill that would make donors to the institution public.
The next step will be a vote in the full House.
The bill would require future presidential library foundations to report donors to the National Archives on a quarterly basis. The Archives would then post them online in a searchable, downloadable database. The Sunlight Foundation's policy counsel, Daniel Schuman, testified in favor of the measure last week.
The state of Hawaii wants the library near this spot in ...
House Oversight Committee to Mark Up a Slew of Transparency Measures
This Wednesday, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is slated to markup a number of important transparency measures. The meeting, scheduled... View ArticleContinue reading
Agency Responses to House Oversight Committee’s Survey Show Excessive Manual Data Entry
Yesterday, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform released agency responses to a survey on agencies’ internal financial management... View ArticleContinue reading