Tag Archives: Legislative application programming interfaces

Showcase of projects from 2013 UK Parliament Hack legislative hackathon

Today — 10 January 2014 — a showcase of projects produced at the 2013 UK Parliament Hack legislative hackathon is taking place at the Houses of Parliament in Westminster. Click here for links to the projects to be shown today. … Continue reading

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CanLII launches API

Colin Lachance of the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII) tells us that CanLII, which provides free access to Canadian law, has opened an application programming interface (API). A description appears below. Colin has a new post at Slaw.ca that provides … Continue reading

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Open States now covers 50 U.S. states, DC, and Puerto Rico

The Open States law-related data project now covers all 50 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, according to a new post at Sunlight Foundation Blog. Here is an updated description of Open States: Open States is a … Continue reading

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Mill: Sunlight Foundation releases Congress API

Eric Mill of the Sunlight Foundation points us to Sunlight Congress API released yesterday. Here is a description: A live JSON API for the people and work of Congress, provided by the Sunlight Foundation. Features Lots of features and data … Continue reading

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Congress.gov: New Official Source of U.S. Federal Legislative Information

The U.S. Congress has launched a new official legislative information system for the U.S. federal government: Congress.gov. According to Alex Howard of O’Reilly: [...] the new Congress.gov features responsive design, adapting to desktop, tablet or smartphone screens. It’s also search-centric, … Continue reading

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