Track

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According to Dictionary.com,

Tracking means to follow something.
Today I discovered a site called GovTrack. This site was created in 2004 by Josh Tauberer. Its purpose is to make it easier for individuals to track U.S. bills; As well as, comprehend what representatives sponsored or created certain bills.

 How?

-Openly sharing data

-E-mail Updates

-RSS Feeds

-Embeddable Widgets

Provides:

-U.S. federal legislation

-Voting records,

-Congressional district maps

-Upcoming bills

-Committee assignments

-Bill status

Interesting Fact:

-It has been leading the open government movement since 2004.

Sources:

https://www.govtrack.us/about

Dictionary.com

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