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Jaquith: Hover-over legal definitions in bills, enabled by Virginia Decoded API

Waldo Jaquith has used the API of the Virginia Decoded free-access-to-law site, to implement, for bills published through his Richmond Sunlight service, “hover-over” display of definitions of legal terms that have statutory definitions. See the terms that have a faint … Continue reading

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Jaquith Profiled as Open Government Champion by Sunlight Foundation

Waldo Jaquith of The State Decoded is the subject of a new video entitled OpenGov Champions: Waldo Jaquith, produced by the Sunlight Foundation. Among Waldo’s projects discussed in the video are the open legislative data projects The State Decoded, Virginia … Continue reading

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Jaquith Makes Virginia Legislative Bills Available for Bulk Download, at Richmond Sunlight

Waldo Jaquith of the University of Virginia’s Miller Center has made available for bulk download, in HTML format, all Virginia legislative bills introduced from 2006 through 2012, at Richmond Sunlight, the free-access-to-law and transparency service for Virginia. The announcement of … Continue reading

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“A Tapestry of Data”: Open Legislation with The State Decoded

The State Decoded is a proposed open government data platform — currently in development — aimed at providing free online access in interoperable formats to U.S. state codes, and, where possible, at connecting such codes to pending legislation and court … Continue reading

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