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OpenGov Foundation receives Knight Foundation grant for online participatory lawmaking system

The OpenGov Foundation announced yesterday that it had received a $750,000 USD grant from the Knight Foundation to “implement, test and refine an online and open process for creating new laws.” Here are excerpts from the announcement: Americans will soon … Continue reading

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Kraft: DC Decoded beta launched by OpenGov Foundation

DC Decoded, a free-access-to-law and e-participation service for the District of Columbia, has been launched in beta by the OpenGov Foundation, according to an announcement this week by Seamus Kraft of the foundation. DC Decoded is an implementation of Waldo … Continue reading

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Kraft: OpenGov Foundation opens AmericaDecoded.org: Portal to all of the State Decoded sites

The OpenGov Foundation has announced that it has opened a new portal to all of the State Decoded free-access-to-law and e-participation sites: AmericaDecoded.org. The Foundation has posted a video describing AmericaDecoded.org. The State Decoded is Waldo Jaquith‘s free and open … Continue reading

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Hsiung: Miami-Dade County State Decoded Project

Ernie Hsiung has posted an overview of a new State Decoded project in Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA, in the Code for Miami google group. The State Decoded is Waldo Jaquith‘s free and open free-access-to-law and e-participation platform. I think Waldo … Continue reading

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Jaquith and Kraft: San Francisco Decoded Influences a Proposed Change in the Law

San Francisco Decoded — the free-access-to-law and eparticipation service created by the OpenGov Foundation, led by Seamus Kraft, using The State Decoded free-access-to-law and eparticipation software developed by Waldo Jaquith — has directly influenced a proposed recent change to a … Continue reading

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Open Legal Data: Focus of Open Government Chicago Meetup, 14 November 2013

Open legal data was the focus of the Open Government Chicago Meetup held 14 November 2013, entitled Process and Products Around the Chicago Municipal Code. Click here for video of the event (HT Dan O’Neil). Click here for the full … Continue reading

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Jaquith: Founding of U.S. Open Data Institute

Waldo Jaquith announced yesterday the founding of the U.S. Open Data Institute, with funding from the Knight Foundation. Here is an excerpt from Waldo’s post: I first proposed the idea of the U.S. Open Data Institute to Knight Foundation in … Continue reading

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