Video: Transparency in the 117th Congress – What’s On Congress’s Agenda

The Advisory Committee on Transparency hosted its first event of the 117th Congress on Tuesday, May 4th, at 3 p.m. via Zoom. The event previewed what is on the 117th Congress’s transparency agenda. Panelists included Demand Progress’s Daniel Schuman, The Project On Government Oversight’s Liz Hempowicz, Open the Government’s Freddy Martinez, and moderator Courtney Buble from GovExec. Opening remarks were made by Demand Progress’s Ginger McCall.

Watch the event below.

Save the Date: Transparency in the 117th Congress – What’s On Congress’s Agenda

The Advisory Committee on Transparency will host a webinar on Tuesday, May 4th, at 3 p.m. via Zoom.

The webinar will provide an overview of transparency in the federal government, with a focus on where Congress likely will concentrate its attention and the status of past legislative efforts.

Panelists include:

  • Daniel Schuman, policy director for Demand Progress
  • Liz Hempowicz, director of public policy for the Project on Government Oversight
  • Freddy Martinez, policy analyst for Open the Government
  • Courtney Buble, moderator, a staff correspondent who covers federal management for Government Executive.

RSVP to the free webinar here.

About The Advisory Committee on Transparency: Democracy is dependent upon a transparent, accountable, and effective government. The Advisory Committee is a decade-old effort to educate policymakers on transparency-related issues, problems, and solutions and shares ideas with members of the Congressional Transparency Caucus. It hosts events to discuss important and wide-ranging transparency policy issues with experts from a variety of backgrounds and develops educational publications and provides timely information to the public and members of Congress.