276Oct 1, 2012
Openness and Transparency in the 112th Congress
Panelists discussed the openness and transparency of the political process in the 112th Congress. They focused on efforts to build more open and transparent means to find and analyze online ...
209Apr 28, 2012
Federal Spending Accountability
Daniel Schuman talked about the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2012 (DATA Act). He discussed what the bill entails, the effect lawmakers hope the bill will have, and the importance ...
719May 9, 2011
Future of Congressional Research Service
The Sunlight Foundation held a discussion on the state and future of the Congressional Research Service (CRS), a nonpartisan government agency located within the Library of Congress that provides ...
381Mar 14, 2011
Lobbying Rules and Regulations
Participants talked about federal lobbying rules and regulations. The panel included advocates for greater disclosure and stricter reporting by lobbyists. It also included speakers who say ...