Here is Thursdays look at transparency-related news items, todays congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency-related events.

News Roundup:

  • In an editorial, Katrina vanden Heuvel looked at the impact Citizens United had on fundraising and campaigning. (The Washington Post)
  • Doug Wilson, the assistant secretary of defense for public affairs at the Pentagon, briefly discussed balancing transparency and security. (The Washington Post)
  • Wikileaks has released a CIA document on the U.S. and its role as an exporter of terrorism. (The Washington Post)
  • POGO looked at a Bureau of Land Management manager turned lobbyist and his industry ties. (Project on Government Oversight)
  • The Federal Reserve asked a U.S. appeals court to stay a ruling forcing the agency to disclose financial documents. (The Wall Street Journal)

Relevant committee hearings scheduled for 8/26:

  • None

Relevant bills introduced:

  • None

Transparency events scheduled for 8/26:

  • None

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