May 20, 2009

Democratize School Budget Data Education Week, the leading trade publication in K12 public education, publishes J.H. Snider’s commentary on how to use new information technologies to democratize public access to school budget data.  Cited in Open School Checkbook...

May 12, 2009

Turkeys, Thanksgiving and Roll Call Voting Records Karl Kurtz,  the National Conference of State Legislatures’s expert on legislative institutions,  discusses J.H. Snider’s turkey paper in The Thicket at State Legislatures.

May 11, 2009

Would You Ask Turkeys to Mandate Thanksgiving? The Dismal Politics of Legislative Transparency The Journal of Information Technology & Politics publishes the final version of J.H. Snider’s working paper researched during the Spring of 2008 while Snider was a...

May 5, 2009

Senate to Expand Transparency of Senate Votes: DeMint thanks Rules Committee for quick response Following up on his May 1 press release (see below), Senator DeMint thanks the Senate leadership for acting so quickly on his recommendation.  The XML link, tucked...

May 4, 2009

The Case for Redistricting Juries: Lessons from  British Columbia’s Revolutionary Experiment in Democratic Reform J.H. Snider’s Working Paper presented at the Hudson/iSolon conference on redistricting reform.