Here is a look at what happened yesterday on the Sunlight network.
- Paul Blumenthal began the day with several transparency related headlines including the bipartisan push for a re-examination of the Republican-imposed earmark ban, the attack by Democratic congressmen on President Obama’s PHRMA deal last year to pass healthcare reform, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Ellen Miller reflected on the positive transparency developments aroun the country, highlighting Virginia Tech, New Hampshire, Indiana, and others. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Kaitlin Lee reported more on the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations and Procurement Reform’s discussion on problems with USASpending.gov data. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Joshua Hatch reported on nuclear power plants along fault lines and included an interactive map of nuclear plants in the United States. (Sunlight Reporting Group)
- Keenan Steiner looked at how the presence of five chiefs of staff to House Democratic leaders is a main attraction for an “after party” fundraiser for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. (Party Time 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)