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Sunlight Foundation Discusses Transparency of 112th Congress

Washington, DC
Monday, October 1, 2012

A panel of policy experts discussed progress made on the Hill since 2010 towards a more transparent government. The Sunlight Foundation, which hosted this event, gives the current congress mixed reviews.

The Foundation highlighted a new information system that will replace the current THOMAS system held by the Library of Congress as a positive step, but noted that the "Super Committee" meetings on debt control were held in secret.

Hugh Halpern, Staff Director for the Majority at the House Committee on Rules; Jim Harper, Director of Information Policy Studies at the Cato Institute and Founder of; and John Wonderlich, Policy Director at the Sunlight Foundation, participated in the discussion.

Updated: Monday, October 1, 2012 at 3:35pm (ET)

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