This Week in Conflicts: Redacted Mueller Report Released, Undisclosed Cash Flow from Inaugural Ball and Mueller Explains Why His Family Left Trump’s Golf Club

This post was originally published on this site Screenshot of the Mueller report from the Washington Post’s website. (April 19, 2019) This week, the report from special counsel Robert Mueller was released with redactions, the Palm Beach Post cannot find financial records for one of President Donald Trump’s inaugural balls, and Mueller explains why his … Read moreThis Week in Conflicts: Redacted Mueller Report Released, Undisclosed Cash Flow from Inaugural Ball and Mueller Explains Why His Family Left Trump’s Golf Club

Today in OpenGov: All bundled up.

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This Week in Conflicts: Wait Continues for Trump’s Taxes and Department of Defense is Spending Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars at Trump-branded Properties

This post was originally published on this site President Donald J. Trump is greeted by Maj. Gen. John K. McMullen, Air Combat Command vice commander, Col. Caroline Miller, 633rd Air Base Wing commander, and Col. Peter Fesler, 1st Fighter Wing commander at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va., March 2, 2017. (Image Credit: U.S. Air Force photo … Read moreThis Week in Conflicts: Wait Continues for Trump’s Taxes and Department of Defense is Spending Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars at Trump-branded Properties

Today in OpenGov: A quick refresher.

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Today in OpenGov: Failing upwards?

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Today in OpenGov: Falling behind.

This post was originally published on this siteIn today’s edition, Baltimore’s entire city council encourages their embattled mayor to resign, organized labor looks to maintain its political clout during the 2020 election cycle, President Trump’s “acting” subordinates skirt senate scrutiny, and more.  states and cities An LAPD cruiser. Image credit: Chris Yarzab. The LAPD will … Read moreToday in OpenGov: Falling behind.

Today in OpenGov: Respect my authority!

This post was originally published on this siteIn today’s edition, the fight for President Trump’s taxes heats up, independent journalists face a continued crackdown in Morocco, a former Senate staffer pleads guilty for doxxing senators, and more.  trumpland Image credit: Marco Verch. The fight between House Democrats and President Trump over access to his tax … Read moreToday in OpenGov: Respect my authority!

This Week in Conflicts: More requests for Documents from Trump’s Inaugural Committee, Security Clearance Approval Questions and Cohen Says he was “Encouraged” to Lie

This post was originally published on this site Donald Trump speaking at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C. (Image Credit: Gage Skidmore) This week, top contractors with President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee are being asked to turn over documents, a whistleblower comes forward with more details about the approval of security clearances for Jared Kushner and … Read moreThis Week in Conflicts: More requests for Documents from Trump’s Inaugural Committee, Security Clearance Approval Questions and Cohen Says he was “Encouraged” to Lie

Today in OpenGov: Under review.

This post was originally published on this siteIn today’s edition, reaching across party lines in Congress to support agency FOIA compliance, informing the public amid an evolving public transportation ecosystem, threatening potential leakers at the Department of Homeland Security, cracking down on corruption in Kenya, and more.  washington watch Image via Pixabay. The poll is … Read moreToday in OpenGov: Under review.

As urban transportation evolves, open data is crucial for an informed public

This post was originally published on this siteEarlier this year, I attended TransportationCamp DC, an “unconference” centered on topics in urban transportation, with a particular focus on technology. As it occurs just before a major international transportation conference, it brings together people from all over the country and world. One thing that was clear from … Read moreAs urban transportation evolves, open data is crucial for an informed public

Today in OpenGov: “Accidental” oversight.

This post was originally published on this siteIn today’s edition, government AI programs need oversight and transparency, House Democrats launch a full court press of investigations into the Trump administration, Georgia legislators introduce legislation targeting journalists in the state, and more.  washington watch Image via Pixabay. A pair of representatives are urging their colleagues to … Read moreToday in OpenGov: “Accidental” oversight.

Today in OpenGov: Who watches the watchdogs?

This post was originally published on this siteIn today’s edition, the FEC is having trouble finding a watchdog, North Carolina’s GOP chair is charged with bribery, WhatsApp introduces fact-checking to fight fake news ahead of Indian elections, and more.  washington watch The Federal Election Commission. The Federal Election Commission is struggling to fill its vacant … Read moreToday in OpenGov: Who watches the watchdogs?

Today in OpenGov: Take a stand.

This post was originally published on this siteIn today’s edition, Ted Cruz vs. the FEC, the Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland takes a leave of absence amid a growing scandal, a whistleblower identifies significant security clearance issues at the Trump White House, and more.  washington watch Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks at a committee hearing. Image … Read moreToday in OpenGov: Take a stand.

Today in OpenGov: Grilling season.

This post was originally published on this siteIn today’s edition, following a day off on Friday, we share a load of links including a grilling for President Trump’s nominee for Interior Secretary, lobbyists failing to disclose their political contributions, good news and bad news out of Gambia, and more.  washington watch Image via Pixabay.  The … Read moreToday in OpenGov: Grilling season.

This Week in Conflicts: More Details on the Plan for a Trump Tower in Moscow, a Look at How President Trump Inflated his Net Worth and an International Leader Stays at Trump’s D.C. Hotel

This post was originally published on this site Vladimir Putin & Donald Trump in Helsinki, July 2018. (Image Credit: Kremlin.ru via Wikimedia Commons) This week, an international leader stays at President Donald Trump’s Washington, D.C. hotel, journalists dig into who was involved in plans for a Trump tower in Moscow and the Washington Post explains … Read moreThis Week in Conflicts: More Details on the Plan for a Trump Tower in Moscow, a Look at How President Trump Inflated his Net Worth and an International Leader Stays at Trump’s D.C. Hotel