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Fully remote, secure voting for Congress could be possible

Members have had online hearings and meetings by the thousands. But the only remote voting allowed was by proxy.

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House Modernization Committee issues last round of recommendations

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In Depth interviews – December 5

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Open government advocates seek greater access to congressional data

Sunlight Foundation Policy Counsel Daniel Schuman is leading the campaign to improve the Library of Congress website that reports congressional data.

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After e-gov cuts, Sunlight launches Save the Data program

The Sunlight Foundation is creating the Save the Data to fight cuts to open government websites.

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OMB prepares for open gov sites to go dark in May

Several sites, including Data.gov, the IT Dashboard and the FEDRamp cloud efforts, could be shut down in the next two months if the administration doesn\’t get more money under the E-government fund. In all, nine sites are on the list to be discontinued by July 30 if OMB doesn\’t find money to keep it going. Experts say OMB has several ways to keep the sites up, including pass-the-hat among agencies.

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