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

  • Paul Blumenthal began the day with several transparency related headlines including news that a Tea Party group has defended the freedom of a giant Indonesian paper company to sell to Americans without paying tariffs, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Daniel Schuman announced that, according to Federal News Radio, the Office of Management and Budget is preparing for Data.gov, USASpending.gov, and other Obama tech innovations to go dark in May due to budget cuts. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal began the day with several transparency related headlines including news that the OMB is preparing to shutdown Data.gov, USASpending, gov, and other Obama tech initiatives, reports of Obama’s transparency progress since his inauguration, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Daniel Schuman looked at the momentum behind the campaign to save $34 million that funds Obama-era tech innovations from the budget ax. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Paul Blumenthal reported that the House of Representatives violated a pledge made by Speaker John Boehner to provide a 72 hour window for all legislation to be viewed by the public before it is brought to the floor for debate in voting on the Government Shutdown Prevention Act. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
  • Jeremy Carbaugh announced that Sunlight is moving into the 21st century with its new partnership with cloud hosting provider Angelfire – oh, and also, Happy April Fool’s Day. (Sunlight Labs Blog)
  • Tom Lee reported on the many reasons cutting the e-Government fund would be disastrous. (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. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)

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