Here is a look at what happened recently on the Sunlight network.
- Paul Blumenthal began the day with several transparency related headlines including highlighting the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information Systems (FAPIIS) possibly the worst government website ever, details that the Obama administration is considering an executive order to compel disclosure of anonymous campaign contributions, and more. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Daniel Schuman gave a new date for the “Future of CRS” panel for the Advisory Committee on Transparency, now taking place on May 9 from 2:00-3:30 pm. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- John Wonderlich advocated for the White House to release their possible Executive Order to compel anonymous disclosures online before issuing it. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Matt Rosenberg, guest blogger and founder of the non-profit Public Eye Northwest and the news knowledge based site Public Data Ferret, blogged on the two-way street for the future of transparency. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)
- Bill Allison reported that Wal-Mart has hired Capitol Counsel to monitor corporate taxes, and notes that international taxes feature heavily in the latest lobbying registrations. (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. (Sunlight Foundation Blog)