Here is Tuesday’s look at transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency-related events.
- House and Senate Democrats are competing for funding from a small group of donors. (Politico)
- House campaign committees examine how to maximize their resources and allocate expenditures in the weeks before the midterm elections. (CQ Politics)
- The Supreme Court will now post audio of all of its oral arguments each Friday after they occur. (Legal Times)
- Nonprofits face big risks when it comes to making political donations. (National Journal)($)
- The website recovery.gov turned one year old. (USA Today)
- Some congressional challengers are notably out-raising incumbents. (Center for Responsive Politics)
Relevant committee hearings scheduled for 9/28:
Relevant bills introduced:
Transparency events scheduled for 9/28:
- Meeting on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, Special Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling, 9/27 – 9/28, 9:00am – 4:30pm, Washington Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Park Road NW (live streaming).
- Compliance and Ethics for Government Contractors, General Counsel PC, 9/28, 7:15am – 9:00am, The Tower Club, 8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Suite 1700, Vienna VA.
- Fourth Annual International Right-To-Know Day Celebration, American University, 9/28, 10:00am – 4:00pm, Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Room 603.
- The U.S. Senate: Minority Rules, Center for American Progress, 9/28, 12:30pm – 1:30pm, 1333 H Street NW, 10th Floor.
- Book Launch: Parliament and Congress, Woodrow Wilson Center, 9/28, 4:00pm – 5:30pm, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Moynihan Board Room.