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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Hawaii":

"… post at least some portions of the forms online, including California and Hawaii which require among the most detailed disclosures nationwide. But other st …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Politics":

"… ng, and political contributions.  Sign up now to receive our Money in Politics newsletter. ------------------------- Sometimes, companies need litt …"

'State Integrity Investigation' has blockbuster first year

By Nicholas Kusnetz

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Global Integrity":

"… since. The project — a collaboration of the Center for Public Integrity, Global Integrity and Public Radio International, with cooperation from the Investigative Ne …"

"… cial documents in searchable format. Chafee's office has been working with Global Integrity, a partner in the State Integrity Investigation, to bolster open governmen …"

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

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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

Methodology

By iWatch News

Additional information on the data for the State Integrity Investigation

Excerpts from this story referencing "Global Integrity":

"… zations.To identify the project’s Corruption Risk Indicators, staff from Global Integrity and the Center for Public Integrity contacted nearly 100 state-level organ …"

"… d in the day-to-day realities of state government operations. In addition, Global Integrity and the Center for Public Integrity included additional indicators that th …"

"… indicators were drawn from the Center’s States of Disclosure project and Global Integrity’s Global Integrity Report and Local Integrity Initiative efforts.The pro …"

"… from the Center’s States of Disclosure project and Global Integrity’s Global Integrity Report and Local Integrity Initiative efforts.The project’s final 330 …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Global Integrity":

"… aallen.org. …"

"… , not simply reporters, can and must be watchdogs for honest government.”Global Integrity will leverage its success in promoting accountability and transparency in …"

"… when it comes to effective anti-corruption controls in the states,” said Global Integrity’s Managing Director Nathaniel Heller. “We’re optimistic that with th …"

"… 13 million people access PRI content each week through these sources.About Global IntegrityGlobal Integrity generates, synthesizes, and disseminates credible, co …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Sunshine":

"… the Center and the Sunlight Foundation, invites readers to participate in Sunshine Week by tipping us to government data, records and reports that should be …"

"… , unless you prefer otherwise.Led by the American Society of News Editors, Sunshine Week is a national initiative to increase public awareness about the impor …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Federation of American Scientists":

"… , Center for Democracy and Technology, Center for Responsive Politics, and Federation of American Scientists were among the groups saying they welcomed the legislation. …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Public Integrity":

"… e information, or choose to release it in a hard-to-use format. Today, the Center for Public Integrity, in partnership with the Sunlight Foundation, launches The Data Mine, an o …"

"… k corners of Washington.cpikftag The Data Mine is a joint project of the Center for Public Integrity and the Sunlight Foundation. …"

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