Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Most Wanted Federal Documents

The Center for Democracy & Technology and have published a list of the Top Ten Most Wanted Federal Documents in Show Us the Data (March 2009).

Based on a survey posted on the web, the Top Ten documents are:

1. Public Access to All Congressional Research Service Reports
2. Information About the Use of TARP and Bailout Funds
3. Open and Accessible Federal Court Documents Through the PACER System
4. Current Contractor Projects
5. Court Settlements Involving Federal Agencies
6. Access to Comprehensive Information About Legislation and Congressional Actions via THOMAS or Public Access to Legislative Information Service
7. Online Access to Electronic Campaign Disclosures
8. Daily Schedules of the President and Cabinet Officials
9. Personal Financial Disclosures from Policymakers Across Government
10. State Medicaid Plans and Waivers

Read the report for more information about each of these items and about promising new government websites that provide greater transparency to government actions and policies.

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