Here is Tuesdays look at transparency-related news items, the weeks congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency-related events being held this week.

News Roundup:

  • The New York Times profiled Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), co-chair of the House Transparency Caucus. (The New York Times)
  • The Washington Monthly profiled Thomas Donohue, the president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. (The Washington Monthly)
  • Following a report looking at ways to improve transparency at Recovery.gov, the White House is considering issuing clearer instructions on how to report stimulus spending. (nextgov)
  • NASA has made interface upgrades to its website. (InformationWeek)
  • The State of California has launched News.CA.gov, a website that aggregates the latest content released by more than 200 state agencies and departments. (InformationWeek)

Relevant committee hearings scheduled for 7/7:

  • Congress out of session until 7/9

Relevant bills introduced:

  • Congress out of session until 7/9

Transparency events scheduled for 7/7:

  • Scholars & Scribes Review the Rulings: The Supreme Courts 2009-2010 Term, Wednesday, July 7, 10 am 12 pm, The Heritage Foundation, 214 Massachusetts Ave, NE, Washington DC, Livestream

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