N.M. bill aims to put judge disclosures back online

By Kytja Weir

Bill calls for posting judge's financial disclosures online in wake of Center for Public Integrity investigation on transparency.

More corporations revealing 'dark money' donations

By Dave Levinthal

Corporations are still mostly mum about political contributions, but more and more are reporting donations to secretive nonprofits.

'State Integrity Investigation' has blockbuster first year

By Nicholas Kusnetz

Sixteen states take Center's State Integrity Investigation to heart, initiate government reform

Data transparency advocates register lobbyist

By Dave Levinthal

Coalition pressing government for free, standardized information registers first lobbyist.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Transparency":

"… ittee on Oversight and Government Reform, will lobby on behalf of the Data Transparency Coalition, which wants the federal government to institute "greater effici …"

"… also founder and executive director of the nonprofit coalition. The Data Transparency Coalition, whose members include firms such as Teredata, SAP, Adaptive and …"

"… t push for passage of a revamped version of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act, which died during the last congressional session.   The gr …"

IMPACT: Rhode Island to publish more state records online

By Nicholas Kusnetz

IMPACT: New 'Transparency Portal' provides easy access to government data

Excerpts from this story referencing "Transparency":

"… tional reputation, and increase our economic competitiveness.”The new “Transparency Portal” provides easy access to government financial data and documents. …"

Best of 2012: Accountability

By The Center for Public Integrity

The Center for Public Integrity's top accountability stories of 2012

Weekly Watchdog 3/22/12


State Integrity Investigation turning heads

By Bill Buzenberg

Collaborative State Integrity Investigation cited by more than 100 media organizations in first two days

About the State Integrity Investigation

By iWatch News

The reporting process, partners and funders for the State Integrity Investigation


By iWatch News

Additional information on the data for the State Integrity Investigation

State Integrity Investigation releases preliminary data on government transparency

By iWatch News

The State Integrity Investigation makes available a massive collection of data on transparency in state governments

New grants fund 50-state corruption risk index

New grants support 50-state corruption index from Center, partners

Observe Sunshine Week by telling us your experience

By Julie Vorman

Supporters of transparency in government can observe annual Sunshine Week, March 14-20, by telling The Center for Public Integrity about ina

New House bill would put gov’t documents online

By Julie Vorman

No government information would be considered “public” unless it is posted on the Internet in user-friendly formats, according to a House bi

The Data Mine launched by The Center for Public Integrity and Sunlight Foundation

By Jim Morris

President Obama's Open Government Initiative urges federal agencies to make “high-value” data publicly available at www.data.gov. But agenci

State ethics update — June 19

By Caitlin Ginley

Here’s our biweekly round-up of recent developments regarding ethics policies in the states. PaperTrail is digging through the news for the

Excerpts from this story referencing "Louisiana":

"… ethics policies in the states.Over the past few years, believe it or not, Louisiana has become something of a role model for other states in the area of trans …"

"… er states in the area of transparency and open government. On June 16, the Louisiana House and Governmental Affairs Committee approved a new “transparency” …"

"… nd cannot — be open to the public.The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, a government watchdog group, opposes the bill, saying “it would guard a …"