Top 10 Open Government Websites
January 26, 2012 08:00 AM Federal agencies face White House orders to become more transparent. These websites expose new data sets, support public petitions, and reveal where taxpayer money goes.
The Federal Register is the daily record of U.S. government activity, including rulemakings and other actions of the executive branch. FederalRegister.gov organizes information about thousands of rules and regulations into six categories--money; environment; world; science and technology; business and industry; and health and public welfare. An API lets developers tap into that data for reuse.