January 01, 1970 | Sunlight Foundation | News
It has been a long held position
by Sunlight and our allies that the Congressional Research Service (CRS), a taxpayer-funded research arm for Congress, should make its reports to the available to the public. But until Congress expands access to this public knowledge, a newly launched resource from Demand Progress, EveryCRSReport.com
, will enable the disclosure that our legislators should have enacted years ago. Sunlight's founding executive director, Ellen Miller, wrote
in 2009 that opening up CRS reports "is an easy transparency reform that boggles the mind as to why it has not yet been done."