Here is Tuesday’s look at transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency-related events.
- After suffering heavy losses in the midterm elections, Democrats mull whether to continue bashing third party spending or compete with conservative outside groups. (Politico)(National Journal)($)
- Republican leadership will include a newly-created position to accomodate the large incoming freshman class. (Wall Street Journal)($)
- Senator-elect Mark Kirk could break with his Republican colleagues to support a stripped-down version of the DISCLOSE Act. (The Hill)
- Representative Issa looks to reorganize subcommittees and schedule an aggressive investigative agenda at the Oversight Committee. (Politico)
- Senate Republican freshmen are set to play a larger roll on some of the most powerful committees. (Politico)
- The House Republican transition held its first meeting on reform prioritiesyesterday and will reconvene today. (Roll Call)($)
Relevant committee hearings scheduled for 11/9:
Relevant bills introduced:
Transparency events scheduled for 11/9:
- The 2010 Elections: What Do They Mean for Foundations and Nonprofits?, Hudson Institute, 11/9, 12:00pm 2:00pm, 1015 10th Street NW, 6th Floor.