Deputy CTO Beth Noveck is visiting Manor, Texas to celebrate the burgeoning open government movement underway in America’s towns and cities. Manor is embracing the Obama Administration's vision of creating effective and efficient government that fosters transparency and innovation.
Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer lays out the case for the DISCLOSE Act moving through Congress, which addresses the Supreme Court decision opening the floodgates for corporate money in our elections.
As the President beats back lobbyists seeking to weaken Wall Street Reform, he talks about a recent Supreme Court decision that would vastly expand the influence of massive industries and their lobbyists in Washington -- and what he plans to do about it.
As part of the ongoing implementation of the Open Government Plans, Cabinet departments and other major agencies evaluate version 1.0 of their Plans against the requirements of the Open Government Directive.
April 27, 2010 at 12:05 PM ET by Vivek Kundra and Aneesh Chopra
President Obama yesterday released the names of ten individuals whom he intends to appoint to the recently created Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. The ten will join the previously named chair and vice chair in exploring bioethical issues anticipated to emerge from advances in biomedicine and related areas of science and technology.
As part of his commitment to transparency, President Obama ordered that White House visitor records be released. Today, the White House releases more records, bringing the total number of records released over the quarter million mark.
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.
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.
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."