Here is Mondays 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 Washington Post looked at the transition from the departing Norman Eisen to the incoming Robert Bauer in the White House ethics advisor position. (The Washington Post)
  • Government contractors worry that a new law granting the public access to a government contractor database will politicize the government contracting process. (nextgov)
  • The CyberCemetery from the University of North Texas archives the websites of defunct government agencies and commissions. (Federal Computer Week)
  • A watchdog group in California wants political candidates to disclose what online materials they pay for. (Government Technology)
  • Deborah Pryce, a former Republican House member from Ohio, will join the lobbying firm Clark, Lytle & Geduldig. (Roll Call)($)

Relevant committee hearings scheduled for the week of 8/9-8/13:

  • None

Relevant bills introduced:

  • None

Transparency events scheduled for the week of 8/9-8/13:

  • None

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