Molly Jackman finds where bills based on American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) model legislation are introduced in the statehouses during the 2011-2012 session and tracks their progress in the legislative process using text analysis.
IJNet.org is the premier global website for journalists and media managers to learn about training and networking opportunities. The site and its weekly e-mail bulletin reports on the latest innovations, resources and awards.
Flipside is a Lisbon-based web development agency that recently added over 380,000 non-bid contracts from the Portuguese government to OpenSpending. This guest post by Daniel Silva describes how it was done.
Liz Stuart writes: I am writing to solicit ideas for how we might measure a particular type of political environment, relevant to school districts’ likelihood of participating in federal evaluations (funded by the US Department of Education) of...
Today, the Knight Foundation, along with the data analytics firm Quid, released a fascinating analysis examining the financial investment in nonprofits and for-profit organizations that create civic technology apps and platforms through technology.