I thought it would be interesting to do a series on organizations that help make our government transparent. As a user, you will want to carefully consider the about information for each organization and draw your own conclusions.

Let’s begin with OpenCongress.org. This organization is a project of participatorypolitics.org and sunlightfoundation.com. OpenCongress allows you to track a bill, a member of Congress or an issue by utilizing web 2.0 tools and applications like RSS feeds and a blog.