Updates on MapLight's work and accomplishments.
October 02, 2009
October 2, 2009 - The Center for Investigative Reporting’s California Watch project, Spot.Us, MAPLight.org, Craigslist founder Craig Newmark, and the Sunlight Foundation have teamed up to sponsor the first California Data Camp & DataSF App Contest on November 7, 2009.The one day gathering is open to developers, journalists, community organizers, policy wonks, students and others ...
August 21, 2009
August 21, 2009 - MAPLight.org, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization, is considering the development of new transparency websites for Wisconsin, Louisiana, and Texas to shine a light on campaign money given to state politicians and how those politicians vote. If you are a resident of one of these states, or a nonprofit group, foundation, journalist, or blogger with operations there, we want your input.
July 23, 2009
July 28, 2009 - MAPLight.org is committed to supporting the open source community as well as the greater government transparency movement. We are pleased to announce the release of new software to help the sharing and use of data about money and politics.With the hard work of programmer Neil Drumm and encouragement from the Center for Responsive Politics (‘CRP’)...
June 06, 2009
June 4, 2009The EconomistJeanette BorzoRead the article: Mapping a Better World
MAPLight.org Receives James Madison Freedom of Information Award from Society of Professional Journalists - NorCal Chapter
March 02, 2009
March 2, 2009You're invited!The awards banquet will be held on March 18, 2009, at the New Delhi Restaurant, 160 Ellis Street in San Francisco, CA. Reserve your ticket now! (See below for more details.)
September 16, 2008
September 15, 2008ABC-7 TVThe turmoil on Wall Street is fueling political attacks, but so far it's done nothing to help consumers with credit problems.
August 18, 2008
August 14, 2008San Francisco ChronicleTom AbateDaniel Newman, MAPLight.org's executive director, said "MAPLight.org puts these active bills into its mashup engine...