Here is a look at what happened yesterday on the Sunlight network.

  • Paul Blumenthal began the day with several transparency headlines including a Pentagon pledge of allegiance to military contractors, Republicans and ethics, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Daniel Schuman summarized the Advisory Committee on Transparency’s panel discussion entitled Reforming Congress: The good, the bad, and the ugly. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Daniel Schuman reposted a blog from January 2010 calling for all federal budget materials to be available in structured data formats in a single website. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Bill Allison looked at how Valentine’s Day industries lobby Washington. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Daniel Schuman announced the news that thanks to a letter from the Joint Committee on Printing to the Government Printing Office and the Library of Congress the public can enjoy “enhanced access” to Constitution Annotated, the Congressional Record, and the Statutes at Large. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal highlighted a National Journal story on the fall of earmarks and how that will affect the internal bargaining involved in passing appropriations bills this year. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal detailed the New York Times’ stand on money in judicial elections. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal ended the day highlighting headlines from HuffPost Hill, Mother Jones, Dow Jones, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Nancy Watzman described an overlooked part of the Dodd-Frank financial law that could keep information from the public. (Sunlight Reporting Group)
  • Take a look at the previous day’s transparency-related news items, congressional committee hearings, transparency-related bills introduced in Congress, and transparency related events. (The Open House Project)

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