Urgent: secret senator suppressing transparency efforts

Urgent: secret senator suppressing transparency efforts

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Hey, via Sunlight Foundation we're trying to get Congress to tell us more about what's going on.

Please help us all out:

What could be more basic than a requirement for Senators to file their campaign finance reports electronically? Well, a bill to require just that was suppose to be unaimously approved yesterday but some unknown Republican stopped it. (Secret 'holds' were actually outlawed by the Senate itself earlier this year but never implemented.) So the Sunlight Foundation today launched a project to smoke out which Senator stopped this important legislation. Some Republicans are saying this really isn't a 'secret hold' just, well, stopping the bill for the moment. You figure out the difference.

Call your Senator and ask them if they put the hold on the bill. See http://www.sunlightfoundation.com/node/2428 for details for the current tally.

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