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The Library of Congress today unveiled beta.Congress.gov, a robust “new public beta site for accessing free, fact-based legislative information.”
House leaders today released the following statement today regarding House efforts to provide bulk access to legislative information.
The House of Representatives – which has been called the “most digitally inclined” in U.S. history – took another step today toward making bulk legislative information easily available to the public.
Speaker John Boehner today launched a redesigned Speaker.gov website featuring a more robust Speaker’s Blog, and emphasizing digital content like photos, videos, and live streams.
Now you can find live video from House committee hearings all on one simple website. The House Administration Committee and Library of Congress have joined forces on a new transparency project to: 1) provide “standardized and uniform live video-streaming” of House committee hearings on “one centralized website,” and 2) build an online video archive of committee hearings.
House Republicans are hosting a State of the Union (SOTU) digital fact check and social Q&A on GOP.gov/SOTUtonight. You can get involved right now by Tweeting your question for House Republicans using the #SOTUGOP hash tag or by visiting GOP.gov/SOTU. Here’s a brief video from Speaker Boehner on tonight’s event and how you can participate:
In accordance with House rules and an initiative led by Speaker Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA), the House Administration Committee today adopted new data transparency standards that will make “all House bills, resolutions and legislative documents … available in XML in one centralized locati