Tag: Alex Howard

Congress releases open data on bill status

Imagine searching Facebook, Google or Twitter for the status of a bill before Congress and getting an instant result. That future is now here, but it’s not evenly implemented yet. When the Library of Congress launched Congress.gov in 2012, they

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Democracy.io Makes It Easier To Email Your Representatives

In 2015, emailing your U.S. representative and senators is still far harder than it should be. The appropriately titled Democracy.io was designed to solve this problem. (In the technology world, I/O refers to input/output, which aptly describes communicating with your representatives

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