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Posted byon March 29, 2013 at 2:02 PM EST
The Obama Administration has harnessed new technology to engage the public, worked to disclose information more quickly, and given citizens a greater voice in decision-making. There is more work to do, and we remain committed to continuing this in the second term.
Posted byon March 29, 2013 at 2:00 PM EST
A new release of White House visitor records brings the grand total of records that this White House has released to more than 3.1 million.
Posted byon March 15, 2013 at 12:38 PM EST
During Sunshine Week, we celebrate the ways government can improve public use of government information. We recently took an important step to increase public access to the results of research funded by the Federal Government, focusing on two key products of funded research: peer-reviewed scholarly publications and scientific data.
Posted byon March 14, 2013 at 2:20 PM EST
Sunshine Week is a good time to reflect on the notable steps the Administration has taken in the last year-and-a-half to fulfill its commitment to implement the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI)—a voluntary, global effort designed to increase transparency, strengthen the accountability of natural resource revenues, and build public trust for the governance of these vital activities.
Posted byon March 14, 2013 at 12:19 PM EST
The DC Volunteer Lawyers Project provides free legal service to victims of domestic violence.
Posted byon March 12, 2013 at 1:35 PM EST
To mark Sunshine Week, the White House is highlighting initiative a day which demonstrates the Obama Administration’s continued commitment to open and accessible government -- today we focus on data transparency and the effort to make government data accessible for economic growth.
Posted byon March 11, 2013 at 8:59 AM EST
This week the White House is highlighting one initiative a day which demonstrates the Obama Administration’s continued commitment to open and accessible government -- the first in the series focuses on progress made improving the administration of the FOIA.
Posted byon March 8, 2013 at 5:33 PM EST
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.
Posted byon March 4, 2013 at 3:52 PM EST
The Open Government Partnership publishes the text of the President's directive extending whistleblower protections to the intelligence and national security communities, as requested by the community.
Posted byon February 22, 2013 at 5:54 PM EST
In an effort to encourage transparency and participation in government, we invite you to take part in developing our Open Government self-assessment report.