Tag Archives: Public access to legislative data

Open Legislative Data in Paris II: Time has come for Law Tracking: Conference, 28 May 2014: Links and resources

Open Legislative Data in Paris II: Time has come for Law Tracking, a conference, is being held 28 May 2014 at Sciences Po in Paris. The conference is being organized by La Fabrique de la Loi (The Law Factory Project), … Continue reading

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Williams: Open law and open legislative data resources

Rebecca Williams, J.D., of the Sunlight Foundation has posted two new resources on open law and open legislative data: 1. A list of resources on open law and open legislative data The list covers Open Law Tools (Code), Open Lawmaking … Continue reading

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Congressional Data Coalition

The Congressional Data Coalition is a new organization advocating for greater public access to U.S. federal legislative information. The group’s Website is at: http://congressionaldata.org/ The group has a Twitter account at @congressdata The group’s blog is at: http://congressionaldata.org/learn-more/blog/ Here is … Continue reading

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Cattell: Project to create an open API for the British Parliament: #ParliamentAPI

James Cattell and a group of colleagues are developing an open API (application programming interface) for the British Parliament. James’s Twitter list of people working on the project is at https://twitter.com/jaCattell/parliamentapi/members A discussion board for the project is at feedback.public-scrutiny-office.org; … Continue reading

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Sunlight Foundation Acquires OpenCongress

The Sunlight Foundation announced on 29 October 2013 that it had acquired OpenCongress, the free-access-to-law and eparticipation service, from the Participatory Politics Foundation. Tom Lee of the Sunlight Foundation says that the principal Sunlight Foundation personnel working on OpenCongress are … Continue reading

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More Municipal Codes Published Free on the Web by Public.Resource.Org

Public.Resource.Org has posted several more municipal codes for U.S. cities and counties — approximately 220 in all — free on the Web. The formats of the codes vary. Examples of how developers can use open legislative codes like these include: … Continue reading

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