Thursday, March 14, 2013

Five Great Online Tools for Mining Public Records


 
 
This post first appeared on the Project On Government Oversight blog.
The homepage of the Recovery.gov website. The website was created under the Recovery Act to help Americans track government spending of Recovery funds, including contracts, grants and loans.
The homepage of the Recovery.gov website. The website was created under the Recovery Act to help Americans track government spending of Recovery funds, including contracts, grants and loans.

Thanks to our open records laws, you can find a treasure trove of information on the Web — everything from details about publically traded companies to where stimulus funds are going. You can even submit Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests online. Take some time this week to educate yourself about the information and data available from government websites. Below are five great online tools that you can use to help hold government accountable. Read more...
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