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The Day in Transparency 2/4/11

February 4th, 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
News Roundup:

The American Bar Association’s (ABA’s) Task Force on Federal Lobbying Laws  recently published a report entitled “Lobbying Law in the Spotlight: Challenges and Proposed Improvements” focusing on three general “weak spots” in the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995: a lack [...]

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The Day in Sunlight 2/4/2011

February 4th, 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 thin line between campaign and Congress when it comes to fundraising, the hiring of former Congressman Charlie Melancon to the International Franchise Association, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Scott Stadum included a roundup of the series of [...]

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The Day in Transparency 2/3/11

February 3rd, 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:

According to Politico’s review of Federal Election Commission reports, 122 lobbyists generated at least $8.9 million in donations for Democratic candidates and committees in last year’s elections. On the Republican side, 56 lobbyists bundled about $3 [...]

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The Day in Sunlight 2/3/2011

February 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

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

Nicole Aro unveiled Sunlight’s parody of “Groundhog Day” focusing on shadowy lobbying organizations. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Paul Blumenthal began the day with several transparency headlines including how the California State Treasurer is looking to recoup lobbying money back from banks, more Capitol Hill to K Street moves, and [...]

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The Day in Sunlight 2/2/2011

February 2nd, 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 more information on Egypt’s Washington lobbyists, Canada’s open government plan, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Paul Blumenthal reported that former Congressman John Tanner (D-TN) has joined top lobbying firm Prime Policy Group. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Paul Blumenthal investigated the [...]

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The Day in Transparency 2/1/11

February 1st, 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

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The Day in Sunlight 2/1/2011

February 1st, 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 highlighting Egypt’s Washington lobbyists, the specifics of House Rules violations, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Lisa Rosenberg advocated for real time lobbyist campaign contribution reporting. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
Paul Blumenthal compiled a Socrata database for all contacts reported by [...]

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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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