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Follow #OpenGov Leaders on Micropublishing

I spend a fair amount of time on the Twitter micropublishing service, sharing links & ideas – to follow along, just click “subscribe” in the left-hand sidebar: # opengov list – my go-to list,...Read more

Three #OpenGov Events This Week

Busy #opengov week here in NYC. I’m pleased to be attending the following events on behalf of PPF : Tomorrow, Tuesday June 4th – Media Impact Forum from the exciting work of the Media Impact Funders...Read more

OC at Transparency Camp 2013

This weekend in D.C. – it’s the “un-conference” of the year for #opengov heads & civic engagement developers. That would be Transparency Camp , organized by the Sunlight Foundation . By “un-...Read more

OpenGovernment.org at National Conference on Media Reform

Writing from the plane headed to the National Conference on Media Reform in Denver, CO, organized by the terrific folks at PPF’s longtime friends at Free Press . My first time in Denver, look forward...Read more

Help OpenGovernment.org - Before 5pm ET Today

Update, Friday March 29th : This “feedback” phase of the Knight NewsChallenge ends at 5pm ET today , so please help now. Let’s bring We The People style petitions to every U.S. city government for...Read more

Vote for our Knight NewsChallenge proposal: OpenGovernment.org

Our tiny non-profit team was plainly excited when we heard that the Knight Foundation NewsChallenge had an #opengov theme, viz.: How might we improve the way citizens and governments interact? Good Q...Read more

PPF at SxSW Interactive - come say hi

Two of the PPF team will be at SxSW Interactive this week. I’ll be there to sneak-preview the recently re-designed OpenGovernment.org , for engagement with state & city government. I’m attending...Read more

CISPA is Back; All Your Data Are Belong to Us

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Barely a year after the defeat of SOPA, Congress is back to testing the waters for legislation that many internet users believe to be in violation of their fundamental rights to privacy and free...Read more

#SoTU 2013

For updates on the State of the Union tonight, probably best-practice is to follow along with our lists on the micropublishing service :: Congress-Watchers on @opencongress Political science by @...Read more

Pot Legalization Bills Introduced, and Why Congress Will Not Legalize Pot

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Public polling shows that a majority of Americans now support legalizing marijuana, but will Congress even consider taking pot off the banned substances list? Today, two members of the House — Rep...Read more

The Week Ahead in Congress

With taxes fresh on everyone’s mind, Congress is returning from a two-week recess today and will immediately begin voting on a series of partisan tax bills. The first vote, which will be in the...Read more

The Week Ahead in Congress

With taxes fresh on everyone’s mind, Congress is returning from a two-week recess today and will immediately begin voting on a series of partisan tax bills. The first vote, which will be in the...Read more