Open States: Sunlight launches 50-state legislative search platform


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Open StatesSunlight Foundation recently launched Open States, an online resource that allows citizens to search legislative information across all 50 U.S. states, including details on legislators, committees and bills.

Open States lead developer James Turk discusses the impetus behind the project, the four-year process it took to get it released, design, technology, including the freely-available application programming interface and source code, and what we can expect over the next four years.

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