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    Government Mistrust and Civic Participation

    Internet activist and blogger Ethan Zuckerman, who runs the Center for Civic Media at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, addressed a student audience at Rice University…

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    Federal Policies and Working Mothers

    Sarah Jane Glynn talked about federal policies that affect working mothers. Topics included paid maternity leave, legislative efforts to address the pay gap between men and women, and…

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    Amanda Bennett on the Voice of America

    Amanda Bennett gave a keynote address at an event hosted by the Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy, her first major public appearance since being sworn in as the new…

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    Q&A with Thomas Schatz

    Thomas Schatz, president of Citizens Against Government Waste, talked about his organization’s efforts to bring attention to the issue of government inefficiency and waste.

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    National Governors Association, Closing Session

    National Governors Association Chair Gary Herbert (R-UT) made opening remarks, followed by a closing session on relations between the federal government and the states and the leadership…

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    Senators Toomey, Heller and Brown on Federal Reserve Transparency

    Senators debated Senator Rand Paul’s (R-KY) Audit the Fed bill, which would repeal restrictions on Government Accountability Office (GAO) reviews of the Federal Reserve Bank’s…

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    Representative Jason Chaffetz on Government Accountability

    House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chair Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) talked about government accountability. He outlined the oversight work of his committee involving the…

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    Small Business Administration Management Practices

    Maria Contreras-Sweet testified at a hearing on efforts she and other Small Business Administration (SBA) managers were making to address concerns of the Government Accountability Office…

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    Executive Branch Oversight and Information Access

    Officials from the Office of Management and Budget and the Departments of Homeland Security, Justice, and State testified at a hearing on reasons agencies withhold documents from the…

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    Data Transparency Coalition, Executive Branch Panel

    Panelists from government and federal agencies talked about access to information and the implications of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) on the executive branch.…

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    Data Transparency Coalition, Entrepreneurs Panel

    Entrepreneurs talked about the challenges regarding access to data and efforts to streamline the process when working with the federal government.  “Future Business Opportunities…

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    Data Transparency Coalition, Keynote Address

    Mark Doms was the morning keynote speaker at the Data Transparency Coalition’s third annual gathering of U.S. open data leaders from the executive and legislative branch, nonprofit,…

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    Data Transparency Coalition, Opening Remarks

    Hudson Hollister made opening remarks at the Data Transparency Coalition’s third annual gathering of U.S. open data leaders from the executive and legistlative branches, and nonprofit…

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    President Obama at Labor Day Breakfast

    President Obama spoke at the Greater Boston Labor Council Labor Day Breakfast at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. President Obama announced a new executive order requiring federal…

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    Office of Personnel Management Data Breach

    Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Director Katherine Archuleta and other government officials and vendors testified at the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s second…

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    Open Phones on Government Data Breach

    Telephone lines were open for comments on what the government should do about cyber attacks such as the data breach of the Office of Personnel Management following a re-airing of a House…

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    U.S. Government Data Breach

    Tom Shoop spoke by phone about the latest on a data breach of 4 million current and former federal workers by an alleged China-based cyber attack.

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    Freedom of Information Act and Government Transparency

    Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) officers from the Departments of Treasury, State, Justice, and Homeland Security testified on their agencies' compliance with and response to FOIA requests.

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    Senator Joe Manchin on Bipartisanship

    Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) talked about legislation he is sponsoring that is intended to reduce waste and improve government performance and efficiency. He also talked about his…

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    Redundant Federal Programs

    Nicole Clowers of the Government Accountability Office talked about her agency’s fourth annual report on redundant federal programs. This program was part of C-SPAN’s…

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