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Posted byon March 16, 2010 at 8:00 AM EDT
Norm Eisen, Special Counsel to the President for Ethics and Government Reform, relays a Memorandum from the Chief of Staff and the White House Counsel on transparency efforts across government.
Posted byon February 26, 2010 at 4:57 PM EDT
Posted byon February 1, 2010 at 10:18 AM EDT
Norm Eisen, Special Counsel to the President for Ethics and Government Reform, talks about lobbyist efforts around the Citizens United Supreme Court case.
Posted byon January 29, 2010 at 4:15 PM EDT
As part of his commitment to transparency, President Obama ordered that White House visitor records be released. Today, the White House releases more than 75,000 White House visitor records from the month of October.
Posted byon January 27, 2010 at 11:23 PM EDT
Deputy Chief of Staff Mona Sutphen gives a run-down of some key policy points in the President's State of the Union Address.
Posted byon January 27, 2010 at 1:05 PM EDT
Norm Eisen, special counsel to the President for ethics and government reform, sets the record straight on FOIA requests under the Obama Administration.
Posted byon January 23, 2010 at 3:00 PM EDT
Yesterday, Federal agencies answered the President’s call by democratizing hundreds of high-value datasets on every aspect of government operations. While this is meaningful for the technology community and transparency advocates who have been working on this issue for years, the data released will have direct impact on the daily lives of the American people. Here are three examples to consider.
Posted byon January 23, 2010 at 1:12 PM EDT
Norm Eisen discusses how new additions to data.gov increase accountability of federal agencies and encourage innovation.
Posted byon January 23, 2010 at 7:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, President Barack Obama addresses the Supreme Court decision to further empower corporations to use their financial clout to directly influence elections and vows that "as long as I'm your President, I'll never stop fighting to make sure that the most powerful voice in Washington belongs to you."
Posted byon January 14, 2010 at 10:00 AM EDT
Norm Eisen, Special Counsel to the President for Ethics and Government Reform, and Aneesh Chopra, U.S. Chief Technology Office, talk about the first year's efforts to change Washington.