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 "Wells Fargo":

"… interest after the Center found a judge who owned as much as $1 million of Wells Fargo stock when she participated in a case favoring the financial giant. Wyomin …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Oklahoma":

"… he State Integrity Investigation, to bolster open government practices. In Oklahoma, Finance Secretary Preston Doerflinger said his agency had improved online …"

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 "Global Integrity":

"… corruption risk released in March. The project is a collaboration between Global Integrity, Public Radio International and the Center for Public Integrity. Global In …"

"… Integrity, Public Radio International and the Center for Public Integrity. Global Integrity has been working with Chafee’s office to help bolster the state’s open …"

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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Excerpts from this story referencing "Global Integrity":

"… d a reformist nerve. Our state-by-state comparison, produced with partners Global Integrity and Public Radio International, has illuminated the often obscure, closed- …"

"… oration of the Center for Public Integrity, Public Radio International and Global Integrity:Only 5 states got a B gradeSome 19 states received a CWhile 18 got D’sAn …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Global Integrity":

"… Investigation is a collaboration between the Center for Public Integrity, Global Integrity and Public Radio International. The project received major funding fr …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Global Integrity":

"… as accurate as possible,” wrote Nathaniel Heller, executive director at Global Integrity, a partner for the project.“We made early decisions to publish the names …"

"… before the official project launch. Many of those decisions were novel for Global Integrity, and we are anxiously awaiting early feedback to see whether some of this …"

"… tegrity Investigation is a partnership of the Center for Public Integrity, Global Integrity and Public Radio International.  …"

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

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 "Sunlight Foundation":

"… he Data Mine project, sponsored by the Center for Public Integrity and the Sunlight Foundation, spotlights government information that should be accessible but isn’t, …"

"… grantees made in connection with winning a grant, according to Israel.The Sunlight Foundation, Personal Democracy Forum, Center for Democracy and Technology, Center for …"

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