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British Columbia's question: What to do about water?

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, December 23 2009

British Columbia's provincial government says that the Water Act-- written in 1909 to govern the authorities' administration of the province's aquifers, lakes, streams, and other fresh water sources -- is in need of a ... Read More

White House front pages an invitation to comment

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, December 15 2009

Over on Technology Liberation Front, Cato's Jim Harper is thrilled with a small tweak to the homepage of that added a "Comment on Pending Legislation" option under the running list of Featured ... Read More

You down with OGD?

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, December 8 2009

Sorry, that just couldn't be helped. Below is a copy of the White House's Open Government Directive, released this morning, which sets out benchmarks and guidance for federal agencies from the Office and Management and ... Read More

Liveblogging the Open Government Directive's launch

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, December 7 2009

Yeah, folks, we're going there. The White House will be releasing their long-awaited Open Government Directive tomorrow at 11am EST, the plan to make government more transparent, participatory, and collaborative that was ... Read More

An Interview with Craig Fugate, Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, November 24 2009

Hurricanes might gather force, low-lying areas pool with water, and wildfires rage much as they long have. But today they rise as a challenge to a different American people. From mobile phones to Twitter, the ... Read More

CMF: People Like Online Townhalls, They Really Do

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, October 26 2009

The Congressional Management Foundation has been tracking how Congress uses the web since before most members of Congress had websites. (That may or may not be true.) But they've found something that seems to have even ... Read More

Today's Rant: Death to Mandatory Dub-Dub-Dubs

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, October 1 2009

Break out the tiny violin, because it's obscure complaint time. First, the good. The Federal Communications Commission has been noticeably aggressive in trying to make its broadband push participatory and transparent. Read More