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Entries from January 2011

The Day in Transparency 1/31/11

January 31st, 2011 · No Comments

Here is Monday’s look at the week’s transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency-related events
News Roundup:

The House Ethics Committee is investigating whether Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY) failed to include information regarding his spouse’s sources of income on his financial disclosure forms. [...]

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The Day in Sunlight 1/31/2011

January 31st, 2011 · No Comments

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

Paul Blumenthal began the day with several transparency headlines, including the Senate’s vote to end secret holds, the possible New York Times WikiLeaks-esque system, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Anu Narayanswamy investigated the lobbying history between Egypt and the United States, noting that the country has spent close [...]

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The Day in Transparency 1/28/11

January 28th, 2011 · No Comments

Here is Friday’s look at the week’s transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency-related events.

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The Day in Sunlight 1/28/2011

January 28th, 2011 · No Comments

The Day in Sunlight 1/28/2011

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

Paul Blumenthal reported that the Senate voted to end the practice of secret holds, which ensures that in the future the names of any senators objecting to a bill or objecting to a bill on behalf of another senator will be published automatically. [...]

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The Day in Sunlight 1/27/2011

January 27th, 2011 · No Comments

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

Ellen Miller recapped Sunlight Live’s coverage of the 2011 State of the Union. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Paul Blumenthal began the day with a few transparency headlines, including highlights from the State of the Union, Wall Street Journal’s lawsuit to access data on Medicare, and more. (Sunlight Foundation [...]

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The Day in Transparency 1/27/11

January 27th, 2011 · No Comments

Here is Thursday’s look at the week’s transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency-related events
News Roundup:

The House Ethics Committee decided to drop investigations into Reps. John Campbell (R-CA), Joseph Crowley (D-NY) and Tom Price (R-GA) regarding their votes on the financial [...]

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The Day in Transparency 1/26/11

January 26th, 2011 · No Comments

Here is Wednesday’s look at transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency-related events

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The Day in Sunlight 1/26/2011

January 26th, 2011 · No Comments

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

Ellen Miller announced the Sunlight Live coverage of President Obama’s 2011 State of the Union. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Paul Blumenthal began the day with a few transparency headlines, including who is sitting with First Lady Michelle Obama in the upper level box seats for the State [...]

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The Day in Transparency 1/25/11

January 25th, 2011 · No Comments

Here is Tuesday’s look at transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency-related events
News Roundup:

WhiteHouse.gov will be offering visual aids during President Obama’s State of the Union this evening. (Tech President)
Democratic Sens. Tom Udall of New Mexico, Jeff Merkley of Oregon and [...]

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The Day in Sunlight 1/25/2011

January 25th, 2011 · No Comments

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

Luigi Montanez announced the launch of Stream Congress, a real-time data stream that gives users a quick look into what exactly members of Congress are up to. (Sunlight Labs Blog)
Paul Blumenthal began the day with a few transparency headlines including former Sen. Evan [...]

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