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The Day in Transparency 8/23/2010

August 23rd, 2010 by Eric Naing · No Comments

Here is Monday’s look at transparency-related news items, today’s congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency-related events being held this week.

News Roundup:

  • Citizens United has shifted the burden of determining which groups must disclose their donors from the FEC to the IRS. (The Washington Post) (Mother Jones)
  • The Washington Post editorialized against the increasing prominence of money in judicial elections. (The Washington Post)
  • A statement released by the FEC highlights the growing leniency the agency applies to the enforcement of disclosure rules. (The Washington Independent) (OMB Watch)
  • USA Today updated its landmark story on how the Defense Department coves the conflicts of interest of retired generals on the agency’s payroll. (USA Today) (Project On Government Oversight)
  • The FedBlog looked back at the White House’s web presence during the Clinton administration. (FedBlog)

Relevant committee hearings scheduled for 8/23-8/27:

  • None

Relevant bills introduced:

  • None

Transparency events scheduled for 8/23-8/27:

  • None

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