Transparency advocates push Congress on public access to CRS reports
A letter sent to Capitol Hill has some critiques of the Library of Congress's crsreports.congress.gov site.
USASpending.gov data improving, but limitations remain, GAO says
USASpending.gov should do a better job disclosing known limitations to data in a transparent way to users, GAO found.
Spending transparency tools are now available to agencies under IT Schedule 70
GSA and OMB announced that agencies can acquire Technology Business Management tools and services under the streamlined process.
Transparency is focus of first recommendations from panel on modernizing Congress
So far, the committee seems to be focusing on making the inner workings of Capitol Hill more obvious and accessible. IT is the backdrop for many of the recommendations, though.
Court clears White House use of message-deleting apps on technicality
A judge ruled against a watchdog group claiming the Trump administration had violated the Presidential Records Act by using encrypted messaging apps.
Government is one step closer to a one-stop shop for FOIA requesters
Digital services group 18F will help develop the government's centralized portal for Freedom of Information Act requests, according to the Department of Justice's Office of Information Policy, which will collaborate on the project.