open government

Why keep Open States going?

Why Open States?
After the closure of Sunlight Labs, the Open States project is heading in a new direction.Read more

Georgia state government earns national recognition for web accessibility

Georgia state government earns national recognition for web accessibility
The state of Georgia was nationally recognized last month by the National Association of State CIOs for its Accessible Platform Initiative .Read more

Govstrap.io enables rapid deployment of UK government websites

Govstrap.io enables rapid deployment of UK government websites
United Kingdom government websites can now be deployed within minutes by re-using the familiar theme produced by Government Digital Services (GDS) in...Read more

Preventing the next Heartbleed and making FOSS more secure

Preventing the next Heartbleed and making FOSS more secure
David Wheeler is leading a new project, the CII Best Practices Badging project , which is part of the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure...Read more

How Drupal can save taxpayers' time and money

Great Wide Open 2016 lightning talks: Kendra Skeene
In her lightning talk at Great Wide Open 2016, Kendra Skeene explains the role Drupal and open source software play in the Georgia's efforts to save...Read more

NY bill would provide tax credit for open source contributors

NY bill would provide tax credit for open source contributors
The bill would provide a tax credit of 20% of "expenses associated with the development of open source and free software."Read more

When OpenOrg and OpenGov collide

OpenGov chat
Did you miss the recent #OpenOrgChat on open government? We've got a recap for you.Read more

Special edition: Top news of 2015 in open source

News best of the year, radio tower
This is a Special Edition of our weekly open source news roundup, as we look back at the top news stories in 2015!Read more