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

  • Paul Blumenthal began the day with several transparency related headlines including how the Treasury and GOP are rebuffing lobbying by the technology sector for a temporary tax break on repatriating profits held offshore and a crackdown on foreign corruption cases by the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal highlighted Sunlight’s report on continued health care reform lobbying. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal reported on the lack of an earmark moratorium. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Scott Stadium highlighted Storify as his Tool for Transparency. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Kaitlin Lee highlighted OMB Watch’s six principles of federal spending transparency, in response to the oversight hearing on USASpending.gov and the Open Government Directive. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Zubedah Nanfuka included another roundup of state transparency bloggers, highlighting the National Institute on Money in State Politics, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Florida, Kentucky, and Tennessee. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal reported that a former aide to Sen. John Ensign was indicted on a lobbying ban violation. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Anupama Narayanswamy included an update on how to read the House disbursements data. (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)

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