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Day in Transparency 12/2/2010

December 2nd, 2010 · 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:

Starting Wednesday, the Obama administration began releasing the names of federal subcontractors and the amount of money they receive. (Washington Post)
A bipartisan coalition of watchdog and taxpayer groups called on the House to preserve the Office [...]

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The Day in Transparency 12/1

December 1st, 2010 · 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:

In a letter signed by every member of the minority Conference, Senate Republicans vowed to block all legislation in the lame-duck session until the Senate votes to extend the Bush tax cuts and authorize the budget. [...]

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The Day in Sunlight 11/19/2010

November 19th, 2010 · No Comments

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

Keenan Steiner reported on the hundreds of congressional fundraisers held in Capitol Hill town homes. (Party Time Blog)
Paul Blumenthal explained the House Ethics Committee’s recommendation to censure Rep. Charlie Rangel and the future of the motion. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Lisa Rosenburg discussed Sunlight’s stance on the passage of [...]

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The Day in Sunlight 11/18/2010

November 18th, 2010 · No Comments

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

Paul Blumenthal outlined Rep. Jeb Hensarling’s contribution history and how it helped him become the Republican conference chairman for the 112th Congress. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Paul Blumenthal also commented on the future of earmark lobbying amongst the Senate Democratic caucus. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Paul Blumenthal [...]

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The Day in Sunlight 11/17/2010

November 17th, 2010 · No Comments

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

Paul Blumenthal commented on Rep. Charlie Rangel’s run for ranking member of the Ways & Means Committee. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Paul Blumenthal reported on the guilty findings of the House Ethics Adjudicatory Subcommittee on 11 out of 12 charges in the Charlie Rangel ethics trial. [...]

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The Day in Sunlight 11/16/2010

November 16th, 2010 · No Comments

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

Noah Kunin included highlights of day one of Representative Charlie Rangel’s (D-NY) trial before the House Ethics Committee. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Paul Blumenthal commented on Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and his endorsement of an earmark moratorium, a reversal of his earlier stance supporting [...]

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The Day in Sunlight 11/15/2010

November 15th, 2010 · No Comments

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

Alexis Rudakewych noted the first steps for transparency from incoming Republican leaders by the confirmation that video cameras will begin to be installed in all of the House Rules Committee’s hearing rooms. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
John Wonderlich discussed the tech-savvy governments’ “Open Data” transparency [...]

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The Day in Sunlight 11/12/2010

November 12th, 2010 · No Comments

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

Zubedah Nanfuka included another roundup of bloggers, this time focusing on transparency development. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Eric Mill previewed Real Time Congress (RTC) API, that, when fully completed, will provide data on bills, votes, legislative and policy documents, committee schedules, updates from the House [...]

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The Day in Sunlight 11/10/2010

November 10th, 2010 · No Comments

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

Bill Allison included another roundup of daily disclosures as noticed by the Sunlight Reporting Group. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Keenan Steiner reported on a fundraiser for Senator Mark Warner (D-Va.) held at the palm featuring the winning dish from Top Chef, a show for which Senator [...]

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The Day in Sunlight 11/9/2010

November 9th, 2010 · No Comments

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

Ellen Miler wrote about President Obama’s attendance at the Expo on Democracy and Open Government on his trip to India, comparing it to her own recent experience with Open Government groups in India. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Daniel Schuman described the upcoming discussion of “The [...]

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