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

  • Daniel Schuman explained what the Supreme Court’s Doe v. Reed decision means for petitions for referenda and the wider issue of when disclosure is appropriate. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Here is the Sunlight Foundation’s amicus brief for Doe v. Reed. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Lisa Rosenberg reflected on the House’s passage of the DISCLOSE Act and looked ahead to the bill’s chances in the Senate. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Ellen Miller reevaluated the Obama Administration’s open government efforts in light of the news that administration officials were skirting the White House visitor log by meeting lobbyists at a nearby coffee shop. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Sunlight Foundation staffers tried to catch White House officials and lobbyists at the coffee shop and in the process, made a point about the need for transparency in government. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Jake Brewer took a look at the most viewed pages in the Sunlight Foundation’s Elena’s Inbox project. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Kaitlin Lee of Sunlight Labs pushed back on the idea that it would be too difficult to create a central online database of earmarks. (Sunlight Foundation Reporting Group)
  • Sarah Dorsey looked at the state of Washington’s efforts to comply with the Open Government Directive. (Sunlight Foundation Reporting Group)
  • Take a look at the previous days transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency related events. (The Open House Project)

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