Tag: Transparency

On Monday, the Legislative Branch Bulk Data Task Force held a public presentation to share progress on a number of ongoing open government initiatives, including the recent release of House Bill Summaries in XML format for bulk download.
February 25, 2014

The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) announced today that bill summaries from the House of Representatives are now available in XML format for bulk data download from GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys).

February 4, 2014

Today, the House will take action on the bipartisan Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act (H.R. 2061), legislation aimed at making Congress and other areas of government more open and accountable to taxpayers.

November 18, 2013

Speaker Boehner thanked the group for its efforts to make the House of Representatives more open and transparent.

August 12, 2013

Here’s what open government and transparency advocates are saying about the announcement by Speaker Boehner and Leader Cantor that the House is now making the U.S. Code available in XML …

July 31, 2013

“Providing free and open access to the U.S. Code in XML is another win for open government,” said Speaker Boehner and Leader Cantor.

July 30, 2013

Speaker Boehner today said Republicans are actively “using technology to make Congress more open and transparent...”

June 6, 2013

The U.S. House of Representatives is more open and transparent than ever under Speaker John Boehner and the Republican majority.

June 6, 2013

The open rules, which make it easier for Members to improve bills and eliminate unnecessary government spending, are the latest manifestation of a pledge made and kept under Speaker Boehner, who two years ago promised the new Republican majority would run the institution differently than its Democratic predecessor.

June 5, 2013

“The House has doubled down on its pledge to keep innovating,” says the Sunlight Foundation...

February 1, 2013


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