At Real Time Investigations, a Sunlight Foundation project, you can follow what Bill Allison calls
sort of a diary of investigations, where you can follow, day by day, what my colleague, Investigative Writer Anupama Narayanswamy, and I are up to as we go about our business trying to make Congress more transparent.
Today’s posting exposes the Agriculture Department’s almost unbelievably shabby record-keeping system that makes public people’s Social Security numbers — an invitation to identity theft.
USDA has been one of the worst-run agencies as long as I can remember. This is one more example.
(Note: Sunlight has provided funding for one of our projects to make congressional campaigns more transparent.)