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The Day in Sunlight 6/18/2010

June 18th, 2010 by Eric Naing · No Comments

Here is a look at what happened yesterday on the Sunlight network.

  • House Democrats have reportedly expanded the exemption for the National Rifle Association in the DISCLOSE Act to include more groups. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • After the House-Senate conference committee finishes up work on the financial regulation bill, it must be posted online for 72 hours. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • After prodding from Nancy Watzman of the Sunlight Foundation Reporting Group, the Department of Health and Human Services released a database on drugs, medical devices, and food recalls. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Four House members who are trying to create loopholes in the financial regulation bill received significant donations from the finance, insurance and real estate sector over their careers. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX), who received criticism after apologizing to BP chief executive Tony Hayward, is hosting a fundraiser in October on an island in the Florida Keys. (Sunlight Foundation Reporting Group)
  • Party Time looked at some fundraisers hosted by BP since 2008. (Party Time)
  • Paul Blumenthal highlighted some important transparency stories from yesterday. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Take a look at the previous day’s transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency related events. (The Open House Project)

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