What's the best way to clean up information when it comes in many shapes and sizes? We aim to find out.Continue reading
We’re making it easier to access and use Sunlight’s data
In the coming months, the Sunlight Foundation will consolidate our resources, making it easier for you to access and use the data we open up about government and political influence.Continue reading
How we’re updating Sunlight’s legislative APIs for 2015
It’s that time again. Elections are over and a key question has been rolling in from those of you that use our legislative APIs: When can I expect to see the newly elected officials in the data?Continue reading
Help liberate your town’s info with the Open Civic Data project!
This Thanksgiving holiday, we're asking you to join Sunlight in helping create open data about your local government.Continue reading
When will Open Legislative Data come to your town?
Apps for when the next bus will come are great, but what about the next law?Continue reading
The revamped Sunlight Local page is your one-stop shop for local opengov
We've revamped our Local Policy page with new resources, links, tools and analysis. It's your one-stop shop for local open data — check it out today!Continue reading
Open Data Day is the new Earth Day
Open Data Day has, much like Earth Day, come to demonstrate collective support of an emerging global consensus and vision for the future — one of transparency and open government.Continue reading
What’s Under the Hood of Google’s New Civic Information Offering
Exciting news for anyone working on open government technology: Google's Civic Information API now includes representative data! The API was already a great source of electoral information. Now it can help connect people to the politicians who represent them.Continue reading