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Regards Citoyens: How GitLaw turns the French parliamentary process into open data

Regards Citoyens — a French parliamentary monitoring organization — has posted How GitLaw turns the French parliamentary process into open data, at the Sunlight Foundation Blog. Here are excerpts from the post: […] Initiated in 2011, 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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Mill, Carbaugh, and Ngai build new legislative bill tracking system using IFTTT, at Sunlight Foundation

Eric Mill and colleagues at the Sunlight Foundation have announced a new method of tracking U.S. federal legislative bills, using a new channel at If This Then That. The channel is described in a new post by Jeremy Carbaugh at … Continue reading

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Mill, Tauberer, and Willis: New site for The unitedstates Project

Eric Mill, Joshua Tauberer, and Derek Willis announced last week a new site for The unitedstates Project: http://theunitedstates.io/ The site covers: congress-legislators: Detailed data on members of Congress, past and present. congress: Scrapers and parsers for the work of Congress, … Continue reading

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Mill: the unitedstates project: A Modern Approach to Open Data

Eric Mill of the Sunlight Foundation has posted A Modern Approach to Open Data, at Sunlight Foundation Blog. Here are excerpts from the post: Last year, a group of us who work daily with open government data — Josh Tauberer … Continue reading

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Williams: Audio and Video Coverage of U.S. State Legislative Proceedings

Rebecca Williams, JD, of the Sunlight Foundation has posted The Legislation Will Not Be Televised, at the Sunlight Foundation Blog. Here are excerpts: In February, Sunlight’s Open States team assessed the availability of legislative data sets associated with bill creation … Continue reading

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Mill: Integrating the US’s Documents

Eric Mill of the Sunlight Foundation has posted Integrating the US’ Documents, at the Sunlight Foundation Blog. Here is an excerpt: A few weeks ago, we integrated the full text of federal bills and regulations into our alert system, Scout. … Continue reading

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