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D.C. Decoded: Open Data, Open Government?

All D.C. residents are expected to abide by the D.C. Code, a compilation of all city laws and regulations. But until recently, most residents didn't have easy online access to the code itself. A coalition of advocates and civic hackers recently released a new website, DCDecoded.org, which attempts to shed light on the inner workings of local government. Kojo talks with advocates inside and outside government about the promise and limitations of open government initiatives.

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