I. Senate Judiciary Committee receives documents, considers telecom immunity
II. Senate Judiciary Committee presses White House, nominee on torture
III. Progress for public access to publicly funded research
On September 17, 2007, Emily Feldman conducted an email interview John Wonderlich, Program Director of the Sunlight Foundation and organizer of the Open House Project on the Open House Project's recommendations for transparency in Congress. The interview is below.
EF: In the Open House Project report, you note that the Senate recently adopted rules to require committees to post online verbatim records of their proceedings. Do you think committees will resist or welcome this change? Do committees have the resources to enact this change?