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Obama White House Keeping Old Spending Site Tuned Until Recovery.gov Gets Up to Speed

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, June 8 2009

Over on NextGov (which, if you have an interest in tech policy, you really should be reading rather regularly), Gautham Nagesh reports that with Recovery.gov struggling to get its footing, some are recommending that the ... Read More

Data.gov Adds Dozens of New Feeds

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, June 1 2009

A quick peek at the new Data.gov reveals that the federal government's data catalog has grown by a few dozen new data feeds, bringing the number of information sets available on the site up to 80. The site had been ... Read More

As Federal IT Expands, So Does the Demand for Accountability

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, May 18 2009

As promised, a post on the booming federal IT budget. OMB has announced that federal monies dedicated to technology projects will increase by a minimum of 7.2% for FY2010. That's not an insignificant boost when we're ... Read More

Orzsag Blogs Back Against AP's Climate Change Framing

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, May 13 2009

One more from the White House blog. Or more precisely, OMB director Peter Orzsag's blog, known around these parts as Orszblog! Read More

Budget by Blog: Orszag Wonks Out on Spending Cuts

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, May 7 2009

It's just not everyday that you get a formal statement from the White House pointing you to a blog post. Well, perhaps it's the new normal, but it still can come across as a bit odd. Read More

Predecessor Tells Kundra What Lies Ahead

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, April 29 2009

Yesterday, a Senate Governmental Affairs subcommittee held a hearing that was effectively a chance for out-going OMB e-government administrator Karen Evans t Read More

Feds Asking for Help on How, Exactly, to Recovery.gov

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, April 23 2009

We've mentioned before that the cast of characters behind stimulus spending oversight is convening a week of online dialogue, kicking off Monday, and we've got some more details. Read More

Granular Oversight: Coalition Urges an Endpoint-to-Endpoint Recovery.gov

BY Nancy Scola | Sunday, April 19 2009

A coalition of some of the biggest and best-known good government groups working has released a new report urging the Obama Administration to insist upon near total end-to-end transparency in tracking the spending of ... Read More