Showing posts tagged with: "Transparency"

Transparency at the Local Level . January 20, 2011

Good news if you live in California, Louisiana, Maryland, Texas, or Wisconsin! Yesterday the Sunlight Foundation and the Participatory Politics Foundation launched OpenGovernment, a tool designed to make local government more accessible and accountable. OpenGovernment is modeled off of a similar project, OpenCongress, which lets users track bills, votes, and members of Congress. In blogging read more

Putting History Online . December 1, 2010

Michigan’s Macomb County is a historian’s dream come true. The county has posted a plethora of information online, including death records, campaign finance reports, and county commissioner minutes dating back to 1924. Now, the county will also be posting its election journals. Election records from 1998 to the present are already available online, but commissioners read more