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

  • Paul Blumenthal began the day with several transparency headlines including how Senate retirements could close revolving door for some lobbiysts, news that the Office of Congressional Ethics is investigated Rep. Jean Schmidt, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal noted that the retirements of Sens. Jon Kyl, Joe Lieberman, Kent Conrad, and Kay Bailey Hutchinson may affect the bottom line of their combined 51 former staffers who turned lobbyist. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal reported that Keybridge Research launches a study on derivatives prior to the House Financial Services Committee hearing. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal detailed the continuing lobbying in the midst of the revolution in Egypt by the PLM Group. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Liz Bartolomeo announced the Sunlight Live on the House Finance Committee hearing addressing “The Final Reporter of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission”. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Josh Hatch detailed the report by the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission highlighting the need for transparency from the financial industry. (Sunlight Reporting Group)
  • Tom Lee described the present and future for the Open State project. (Sunlight Labs Blog)
  • 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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