Citizens by a 3 to 1 Margin Are More Likely to Vote for Politicians Who Champion Open Government – Despite broad support for the idea of open government 65% of citizens remain unaware of Open Data initiatives.—Marketwire

Socrata, Inc., together with public advocacy organizations and Government 2.0 thought leaders Sunlight Foundation, Personal Democracy Forum, GovLoop, Code for America and David Eaves, today released the findings of the Open Government Data Benchmark Study, which surveyed citizens, government employees … Continued

Report measures open gov benchmarks—Federal News Radio

It has been one year since President Obama’s Open Government Directive mandating that the federal government become more transparent by publishing data online. Since that time, agencies have embraced the directive in varying degrees. But up until now there has … Continued