Here is a look at what happened yesterday on the Sunlight network.
- Paul Blumenthal began the day with several transparency related headlines including highlighting a fundraiser held by the BGR Group to toast Wisconsin Republicans, news that Google has launched a lobbying campaign for green energy, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Paul Blumenthal detailed the lobbying behind the for-profit college industry, noting that the industry is holding its annual “Hill Day” this week. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Paul Blumenthal reported that the Monitor Group, a consulting group hired by Libya’s Moammar Gaddafi, is looking into a possible Foreign Agent Registration Act violation when they neglected to register as a foreign agent. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Jason Williams, guest blogger from Utah, blogged on a law passed in the Utah State Senate to shield lawmakers’ voicemail, text messages, instant messages and possibly email from the public record. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Scott Stadum highlighted his Tool for Transparency, Foursquare, and noted on the many ways to leave savvy “Tips” at political hot-spots. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Tom Lee announced that Sunlight’s Executive Director Ellen Miller will be testifying before Congress on Sunlight’s Clearspending 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. (Transparency Caucus Blog)