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Data Changelog

The data on Influence Explorer is updated periodically as our partner organizations update their source data. This page is updated whenever new data is loaded. For information on the particular data set releases please see our partner organizations' sites.

Sep 29, 2014 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to CRP's 9/5/2014 release.

June 2, 2014 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to CRP's 5/5/2014 release.
  • Federal Lobbying Data: updated to CRP's 5/5/2014 release.

March 24, 2014 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to CRP's 3/3/2014 release.

November 22, 2013 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to CRP's 11/6/2013 release.
  • State Campaign Finance Data: updated to NIMSP's private 11/18/2013 release.

October 30, 2013 Update

  • Federal Lobbying Data: updated to CRP's 10/10/2013 release.

July 26, 2013 Update

  • Federal and State Campaign Finance Data: Addressed data quality issues in all previous uploads. New versions of each previous release now available

July 25, 2013 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to CRP's 6/1/2013 release.
  • State Campaign Finance Data: updated to NIMSP's private 7/3/2013 release.

June 4, 2013 Update

  • Federal Lobbying Data: updated to CRP's 4/29/2013 release.

April 3, 2013 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to CRP's 2/28/2013 release.
  • State Campaign Finance Data: updated to NIMSP's private 3/11/2013 release.
  • Federal Lobbying Data: updated to CRP's 1/25/2013 release.

March 11, 2013 Update

  • Contractor Misconduct Data: updated to POGO's 3/5/2013 release.
  • Regulations Data: Influence Explorer now uses data from Docket Wrench, which is updated on a daily basis.

January 9, 2013 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to CRP's 11/29/2012 release.

October 31, 2012 Update

  • State Campaign Finance Data: updated to private 10/18/2012 release.

October 25, 2012 Update

  • Federal Grants: updated to USASpending.gov's 10/19/2012 release.

October 15, 2012 Update

  • Federal Grants & Contracts: updated to USASpending.gov's 9/15/2012 release.

October 1, 2012 Update

  • Federal Lobbying Data: updated to CRP's 9/21/2012 release.

August 31, 2012 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to CRP's 8/24/2012 release.

April 23, 2012 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to private 4/2/2012 CRP release.
  • Contractor Misconduct Data: updated to POGO's 3/3/2012 release.

March 21, 2012 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to private 3/16/2012 CRP release.
  • State Campaign Finance Data: updated to private 3/13/2012 release.
  • Federal Grants & Contracts: updated to USASpending.gov's 3/1/2012 release.
  • Federal Advisory Committee Act: updated with GSA's release of 2011 data.

February 24, 2012 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to private 2/15/2012 CRP release.
  • State Campaign Finance Data: updated to NIMSP's 1/31/2012 release.

January 6, 2012 Update

  • Federal Lobbying Data: updated to CRP's 12/8/2011 release.
  • Contractor Misconduct Data: updated to POGO's 12/21/2011 release.

October 27, 2011 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to CRP's 10/3/2011 release.
  • EPA ECHO Data: updated to 10/19/2011 release.

July 23, 2011 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to CRP's 5/20/2011 release.
  • State Campaign Finance Data: updated to NIMSP's 7/11/2011 release (private).

June 21, 2011 Update

  • Federal Lobbying Data: updated to CRP's 5/24/2011 release.
  • Federal Grants & Contracts: updated to USASpending.gov's 6/1/2011 release.

June 6, 2011 Update

  • Contractor Misconduct Data: initial release of Project on Government Oversight's Federal Contractor Misconduct data, 1995-2011.

April 20, 2011 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to CRP's 4/13/2011 release (private).
  • Federal Lobbying Data: updated to CRP's 3/25/2011 release.
  • State Campaign Finance Data: updated to NIMSP's March 2011 release (private).
  • Federal Grants & Contracts: updated to USASpending.gov's 3/1/2011 release.

March 22, 2011 Update

  • Federal Lobbying Data: updated to CRP's 2/22/2011 release.
  • Federal Grants & Contracts: updated to USASpending.gov's 3/1/2011 release.

February 1, 2011 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to CRP's 1/8/2011 release.
  • Federal Lobbying Data: updated to CRP's 11/15/2010 release.
  • State Campaign Finance Data: updated to NIMSP's December 2010 release (private).
  • Federal Grants & Contracts: updated to USASpending.gov's 1/1/2011 release.

December 2, 2010 Update

  • Earmark Data: initial release of Taxpayers for Common Sense's fiscal year 2008-2010 earmark data.

November 8, 2010 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to CRP's 10/23/2010 release.
  • Federal Lobbying Data: updated to CRP's 10/24/2010 release.

October 26, 2010 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to CRP's 9/30/2010 release.
  • State Campaign Finance Data: updated to NIMSP's September 2010 release (private).
  • Federal Lobbying Data: updated to CRP's 9/20/2010 release.

September 9, 2010 Update

  • Federal Campaign Finance Data: updated to CRP's 8/23/2010 release.
  • State Campaign Finance Data: updated to NIMSP's June 2010 release (private).
  • Federal Lobbying Data: updated to CRP's 8/27/2010 release.
  • Federal Grants & Contracts: provided by USASpending.gov on request in April 2010.

Initial Data

  • All data current as of March 2010.