On Thursday, Rep. Steve Israel reintroduced the Public Online Information Act, which would enshrine into law the simple, transformative principle that in the 21st century, public means online.Continue reading
The Public Online Information Act, which would bring government into the online public square, has now been introduced in the House and Senate.Continue reading
The NRA didn't stand in the way of Congress approving a plan to extend a ban on guns that would go unnoticed by metal detectors — but it scuttled proposals to extend it to guns manufactured via 3-D printing.Continue reading
On the heels of the most expensive campaign in the nation's history, members of the House and the candidates who want to replace them are already raking in cash for the 2014 mid-terms. In the first three months of 2013, they collected a total of $68 million, records just submitted to the Federal Election Commission show.
Most of the biggest fundraisers are party leaders, topped by House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., a senior member of the powerful House Appropriations Committee, came in third. But Aaron Schock, a three-term Illinois ...
Today Senator Jon Tester (D-MT) and Representative Steve Israel (D-NY) reintroduced the landmark Public Online Information Act. If enacted, POIA... View ArticleContinue reading
Senator Jon Tester introduced the Public Online Information Act (POIA) last week in the U.S. Senate, joining Representative Steve Israel... View ArticleContinue reading
Representative Steve Israel, Sunlight Executive Director Ellen Miller, and Personal Democracy Forum co-founder Andrew Rasiej announce the introduction of the... View ArticleContinue reading
Today, Representative Steve Israel introduced the Public Online Information Act, which if enacted would free a vast treasure trove of... View ArticleContinue reading