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Saving Endangered Data From Ancient Rome To Trump's America

April 19, 2017

From San Francisco to New York City, groups of scientists, librarians, researchers and concerned Americans have rushed to preserve federal data and citations that have begun  ...

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In Our View: Demand Open Government Recent developments remind us that we need to be diligent, ever vigilant

April 18, 2017

The quest for open government demands diligence. So it is that several recent developments lead us to once again emphasize the importance of transparency from elected officials and government agencies. In one example, U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, has introduced House Bill 1770 to facilitate openness in the sharing of government documents. The OPEN Government Data Act — with the apparently mandatory a ...

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Lawmakers make another run at repealing DoD per diem cuts

April 18, 2017

For the third year in a row, members of the House and Senate are trying to undo an unpopular 2014 Defense Department policy change that drastically cut reimbursement rates for military members and civilians on long-term travel. The legislation, introduced by Sens. Mazie Hiron ...

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Saving Endangered Data From Ancient Rome To Trump's America

April 19, 2017

From San Francisco to New York City, groups of scientists, librarians, researchers and concerned Americans have rushed to preserve federal data and citations that have begun  ...

Read More »

News

In Our View: Demand Open Government Recent developments remind us that we need to be diligent, ever vigilant

April 18, 2017

The quest for open government demands diligence. So it is that several recent developments lead us to once again emphasize the importance of transparency from elected officials and government agencies. In one example, U.S. Rep. Derek Kilmer, D-Gig Harbor, has introduced House Bill 1770 to facilitate openness in the sharing of government documents. The OPEN Government Data Act — with the apparently mandatory a ...

Read More »

News

Lawmakers make another run at repealing DoD per diem cuts

April 18, 2017

For the third year in a row, members of the House and Senate are trying to undo an unpopular 2014 Defense Department policy change that drastically cut reimbursement rates for military members and civilians on long-term travel. The legislation, introduced by Sens. Mazie Hiron ...

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Staying Accountable: 2016 By the Numbers

March 21, 2017

Staying accessible and accountable to the folks I represent is important to me.  I work for you! To that end, we started to keep a running tally of the money we’ve saved folks and the number of people who have contacted us for help. That’s because casework is one of the most important things my office does. We are re-starting the count for 2017, but here’s a look back at what we did in 2016. Sta ...

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Celebrating 100 Kilmer at Your Company Visits

December 06, 2016

Staying accessible and accountable to the folks I represent is important to me.  I work for you! To that end, we started to keep a running tally of the money we’ve saved folks and the number of people who have contacted us for help. That’s because casework is one of the most important things my office does. We are re-starting the count for 2017, but here’s a look back at what we did in 2016. Sta ...

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Saying Thanks

November 28, 2016

Staying accessible and accountable to the folks I represent is important to me.  I work for you! To that end, we started to keep a running tally of the money we’ve saved folks and the number of people who have contacted us for help. That’s because casework is one of the most important things my office does. We are re-starting the count for 2017, but here’s a look back at what we did in 2016. Sta ...

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