Sunlight Foundation articles over last 30 days

- articles last 30 days - articles per day
Mentioned in this news Places Companies People
2015/03/22 03:09
2015/03/22 03:09
5d
When talking to William F. Galvin about his efforts to enforce the state's public record laws, one gets the impression he feels like a referee stripped of his whistle. He can spot the foul, but he...
2015/03/22 03:09
2015/03/22 03:09
Latest videos
2015/03/20 20:52
2015/03/20 20:52
6d
A report released Thursday found that as the 2014 midterm elections wound down, political candidates and outside groups spent $14 million to run nearly 12,000 political ads at Philadelphia’s six major...
2015/03/19 21:55
2015/03/19 21:55
7d
When the watchdog group the State Integrity Investigation graded states on how well they make public information available, Massachusetts failed. State Sen. Jason Lewis and Rep. Peter Kocot aim to...
2015/03/19 18:33
2015/03/19 18:33
7d
Welcome once again to Sunshine Week! It’s that time of year when journalists, citizen watchdogs, community activists, data wizards, political gadflies, public-records litigators and open-gov fanatics...
2015/03/19 17:14
2015/03/19 17:14
7d
Editor’s note: Maury Blackman is president and CEO of Accela, a provider of cloud-based civic engagement solutions for government. Silicon Valley, Uncle Sam needs you! No, I’m not talking about just...
2015/03/18 15:10
2015/03/18 15:10
8d
WASHINGTON - Government spending transparency is improving, but many states still lag far behind, according to “Following the Money 2015: How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to...
2015/03/17 22:23
2015/03/17 22:23
9d
The White House is exempting an office from compliance with the Freedom of Information Act, angering open-government advocates, who accuse President Barack Obama of not living up to his pledge to run...
2015/03/17 08:31
2015/03/17 08:31
10d
Many members of Congress justly are dismayed by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’ use of private emails to conduct public policy. It’s a violation of administration policy and, possibly,...
2015/03/16 22:56
2015/03/16 22:56
10d
The first time we read the recent analysis by the Sunlight Foundation in which it combed through 14 million corporate records, including data on campaign contributions, lobbying expenditures, federal...
2015/03/16 22:33
2015/03/16 22:33
10d
ANNAPOLIS — A bill to update Maryland’s Public Information Act of 1970 could help temper sometimes-bitter disputes between the public and public servants, and — advocates hope — make the Free State...
2015/03/16 20:23
2015/03/16 20:23
10d
Sen. Marco Rubio offered a tax-overhaul plan two weeks ago, winning plaudits for articulating the kind of vision that could be part of his possible 2016 presidential run. But turning that plan into...
2015/03/16 11:54
2015/03/16 11:54
10d
Since its founding, the Clinton Foundation has invested millions each year for work in fighting AIDS and empowering women, but its recent uptick in donations from foreign governments has been raising...
2015/03/15 04:07
2015/03/15 04:07
12d
WASHINGTON -- Members of Congress who are demanding Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails are largely exempt from such scrutiny themselves. Congress makes its own rules, and has never subjected itself to...
2015/03/13 23:43
2015/03/13 23:43
13d
Sunshine Week, created by journalists to highlight “the public’s right to know what its government is doing, and why," starts Sunday. But the glare began sooner, and may last longer, for likely...
2015/03/13 15:19
2015/03/13 15:19
13d
Democrats are 1.3 times more likely to talk about Mars than Republicans. (Post composite of a Reuters/NASA photo) Politicians talk a lot. Once they are elected to Congress, those words go on the...
2015/03/11 15:24
2015/03/11 15:24
15d
I've deleted personal emails. The server will remain private: 31,830 of Hillary's emails have NOT been shared with the State department as she defends using private account while in office 'for...
2015/03/11 12:55
2015/03/11 12:55
15d
The U.S. government will increase spending on information technology for the third year in a row, if the Obama administration's proposed 2016 fiscal year budget is passed. The fiscal year begins on...
2015/03/10 17:09
2015/03/10 17:09
16d
America’s political institutions are suffering from profound decay. The political parties—especially the Republicans—have become so constrained by their activists and addicted to short-term...
2015/03/10 14:21
2015/03/10 14:21
16d
Hillary Clinton will finally address email controversy today reports say after DAYS of silence Clinton will make peace with the public after her speech to the U.N.; speech is scheduled for 1:30 pm...
2015/03/10 12:12
2015/03/10 12:12
16d
To all the members of Congress complaining about Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email address while Secretary of State, here’s an idea: pass a law so it can never happen again. Whether you’re a...
2015/03/22 03:09
2015/03/22 03:09
Latest from Twitter