Tools for tracking what’s going on in Govn’t

November 27, 2007 at 8:45 pm Leave a comment

Use these tools to track what’s happening in Congress. Most sites offer an RSS feed.

OpenCongress.org
From the Sunlight Foundation “OpenCongress brings together official government data with news and blog coverage to give you the real story behind what’s happening in Congress.” View bills, senator profiles, issues, and more.

GovTrack
Info about the United States Congress. Includes info on status of federal legislation, voting records, and other congressional data from official sources. Provides email updates and RSS/Atom feeds for all aspects of Congress. Search bills by name, number, and subject, and can track bills . The full text of legislation shows the changes made to the bill.

MetaVid
“Metavid is a project which seeks to capture, stream, archive and facilitate real-time collective [re]mediation of legislative proceedings.”

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