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The Day in Sunlight 1/26/2011

January 26th, 2011 by Nicko Margolies · 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 of the Union, Sunlight’s request for Congress to improve how it makes floor and committee videos available online, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Nicole Aro published the Local Open Government Directive, born out of CityCamp Colorado to make local government more transparent and accessible. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal highlighted Rick Hasen’s column from Slate on the death of the Federal Election Commission and the slow erosion of campaign finance laws. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal reported on the lobbying that occurs at Davos. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal closed the day with several transparency headlines including Sen. Harry Reid’s rebuttal to earmark talk from President Obama, the food industry vs. First Lady Michelle Obama, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Josh Hatch broke down the Sunlight Live coverage of the 2011 State of the Union. (Sunlight Reporting Group)
  • Bill Allison reported that the Wall Street Journal is suing for access to data on payments that doctors receive from Medicare. (Sunlight Reporting Group)
  • Keenan Steiner listed some of the pre-State of the Union fundraisers happening on Capitol Hill. (Party Time 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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