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Entries from February 2011

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February 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

Hello, faithful followers!
If you are looking for the Day in Transparency or Day in Sunlight daily roundups, do not fear. They have been moved to the newly launched Advisory Committee on Transparency website. From now on you can get your daily transparency updates here.
Loyally in transparency,
The Sunlight Foundation

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The Day in Transparency 2/17/11

February 17th, 2011 · No Comments

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

Some are criticizing the Obama administration for reneging on transparency after HUD told housing advocates that they must sign confidentiality agreements to continue participating in a rental policy working group. (Politico)
House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman [...]

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The Day in Transparency 2/14/11

February 14th, 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.

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The Day in Sunlight 2/14/2011

February 14th, 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 a vacated proposal by the Obama Administration to enhance contract transparency, Bloomberg’s information lobbying, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Nicole Aro has announced the Influence Explorer Valentine’s Day cards highlighting the lobbying history of February 14th’s biggest [...]

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The Day in Transparency 2/11/11

February 11th, 2011 · No Comments

Here is Friday’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 2/11/2011

February 11th, 2011 · No Comments

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

Paul Blumenthal began the day with several transparency headlines including the unveiling of the Real Time Congress API from Sunlight Labs, news that low corporate tax rates are aided by lobbying, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Paul Blumenthal reported that lobbyists help lower corporate [...]

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The Day in Transparency 2/10/11

February 10th, 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.

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The Day in Sunlight 2/10/2011

February 10th, 2011 · No Comments

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

Paul Blumenthal began the day with several transparency headlines including fundraising during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Koch Industries donations to the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Paul Blumenthal reported that Sen. Chris Dodd is in negotiations to become the next head [...]

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The Day in Transparency 2/9/11

February 9th, 2011 · No Comments

Here is Wednesday’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 2/9/2011

February 9th, 2011 · No Comments

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

Paul Blumenthal began the day with several transparency headlines including the Office of Congressional Ethics report on the fine line between fundraising and legislating, Apple’s new GOP lobbying team, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Laurenellen McCann unveiled the survey for TransparencyCamp 2011. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Daniel Schuman announced the [...]

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