Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 6:01pm
The D.C. Open Government Coalition (DCOGC) July 27 released a comprehensive look at how each state and 15 of the largest cities are addressing through legislation and policies key issues surrounding implementation of...
Posted on Monday, June 29, 2015 - 10:55am
On the eve of the final vote on the 2016 Budget Support Act, the D.C. Open Government Coalition, the D.C.
Posted on Friday, May 1, 2015 - 9:08am
Mayor Muriel E. Bowser's proposed budged does not allocate enough money to ensure transparency in the D.C. government, Thomas M. Susman told the D.C. Council Judiciary Committee April 30.
Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 11:05am
UPDATE 6/18/16 - On June 9, 2016, the D.C. Court of Appeals decided the case for the appellant, reversing and remanding.
Posted on Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 9:41am
The D.C. Open Goveernment Coalition has asked the D.C. Council not to enact a new Freedom of Information Act exemption covering videos from body cameras worn by Metropolitan Polic officers. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser...
Posted on Monday, March 30, 2015 - 12:22pm
The failure to share information with the public after a fatal :smoke incident" in a Metro tunnel dominated discussion at the annual D.C. Open Government Summit March 17.
Posted on Friday, February 13, 2015 - 11:35am
In an oversight hearing Feb. 12, Fritz Mulhauser, co-chair of the Legal Committee, said the Coalition has enjoyed a fruitful relationship with the Office of Open Government and is strong supporters of that office.
Posted on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 2:05pm
As the New Year approaches, the D.C. Open Government Coalition (DCOGC) would like to thank you for your support and commitment to enhancing the public’s access to government information and ensuring the transparency of...
Posted on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 9:29am
The D.C. Open Government Coalition Nov. 19, presented an Open Government Action Plan to Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser, with the hope that her...
Posted on Friday, October 17, 2014 - 12:41pm
A review of the meetings of 23 public bodies covered by the D.C. Open Meetings Act between Sept. 1, 2013 and July 31, 2014, shows three public bodies posted nothing at all about their meetings for the...
Posted on Friday, October 17, 2014 - 11:20am
The D.C. Open Government Coalition asked the candidates for mayor in the Nov. 4 election: What have you done as a public official, community leader, or resident, to contribute to an open and transparent D.C....
Posted on Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 8:19am
Coalition President Kevin Goldberg testified in support of two transparency bills at a D.C. Council Government Operations Committee hearing Sept. 30, 2014. He said, as our mission statement reads, the DCOGC:
Posted on Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 8:46am
More than 100 community activists, journalists and city officials converged on the National Press Club March 19 to learn how free access to government information can improve everyday life in Washington neighborhoods...