Happy Earth Day 2014!
Happy Earth Day 2014!
Supreme Court Justices and their Bobbleheads the Focus of Cornell Law Library Talk
Supreme Court Justices are people too. That’s a point George Mason Law Professor Ross Davies drove home during his Cornell Law Library Speaker Series talk “Supreme Court Solo Adjudication:…
The Highest Bobbleheads in the Land!
Introducing #OpenGov to President George HW Bush & Mrs. Bush. Working for better government serving the people is something we all have in common.
"Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don’t believe is right." - Jane Goodall
I had a chat with Seamus Kraft of America Decoded last week.
What it is. America Decoded is a massive project to open US’s laws. Many laws are currently not accessible, for a number of copyright and technical reasons explained here. America Decoded wants to provide local, state and federal…
Sporting our favorite #OpenGov tshirt today, courtesy of codeforamerica!
The power of decoded law comes to Washington, DC. How is DCdecoded.org helping citizens access their government and improve their community? Yesterday’s Kojo Nnamdi Show dove in to America Decoded. What do you think? More info below.
The Kojo Nnamdi Show: “D.C. Decoded: Open Data, Open Government?”
All D.C. residents are expected to abide by the D.C. Code, a compilation of all city laws and regulations. But until recently, most residents didn’t have easy online access to the code itself. A coalition of advocates and civic hackers recently released a new website, DCDecoded.org, which attempts to shed light on the inner workings of local government. Kojo talks with advocates inside and outside government about the promise and limitations of open government initiatives.
Executive Director & Co-Founder, OpenGov Foundation
"civic hacker" and founder, GovTrack.us
Director, DC Office of Open Government
V. David Zvenyach
General Counsel, D.C. Council
PIC: Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the OpenGov Foundation in snowy Washington, DC!
VIDEO: start #SunshineWeek right w/ a quick lesson on the power of “open law” via AmericaDecoded.org