Here is Mondays look at transparency-related news items, the weeks congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency-related events.News Roundup:

  • Majority government-owned General Motors has already donated to the campaigns of 40 incumbents. (Politico)
  • Senator Landrieu (D-LA) announced she would place a hold on President Obama’s nominee for OMB Director, Jack Lew. (New York Times)
  • The high-tech and telecommunications industries are donating more to Democrats than Republicans. (Roll Call) ($)
  • Former PMA Group founder Magliocchetti plead guilty to funneling corporate campaign funds. (Politico)
  • Pew released a study on the impacts of technology on society. (National Journal) ($)

Relevant committee hearings scheduled for 9/27-10/1:

  • Examining the Filibuster: Ideas to Reduce Delay and Encourage Debate in the Senate, Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, Wednesday 9/29, 10:00am, 301 Russell Senate Office Building, livestream.
  • Oversight of the Small Business Administration and its Programs, House Committee on Small Business, Wednesday 9/29, 1:00pm, 2360 Rayburn House Office Building.
  • Judicial Nominations, Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Wednesday 9/29, 2:00pm, 226 Dirksen Senate Office Building, livestream.
  • Improving Financial Accountability at the Department of Defense, Senate Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security, Wednesday 9/29, 2:30pm, 324 Dirksen Senate Office Building, livestream.

Relevant bills introduced:

  • None

Transparency events scheduled for9/27-10/1:

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