Here is a look at what happened yesterday on the Sunlight network.
- Paul Blumenthal began the day with several transparency related headlines including reports of fundraising by public unions for Democrats in the wake of labor disputes in the states, news of a Supreme court order that forces transparency from the Federal Reserve, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Daniel Schuman noted that in the FY 2011 budget bill data transparency initiatives like Data.gov and USASpending.gov will be slashed from the federal budget. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Paul Blumenthal looked at how nuclear energy lobbyists are battling the fallout from the Japanese nuclear crisis at Fukushima Daiichi. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Nancy Watzman noted how the new Federal Insurance Office, under the Dodd-Frank financial law, has the broad authority to collect data from the $934 billion industry. (Sunlight Reporting Group)
- Sarah Dorsey erported how, one year after its passage, health care reform continues to generate lobbying and legal fees. (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. (Transparency Caucus Blog)