Sam Blakeslee

Digital Democracy video platform expands to New York


A tool for sharing legislative video, first launched in California, goes live in a second state. Florida and Texas versions are also planned.

Video transparency portal widens spotlight on California legislators


A university-run video clearinghouse is enhancing its open source video platform with sharing tools and embeddable plugins that give Californians new ways to monitor the people who govern them.

Digital Democracy platform plans to expand to New York


A platform that allows users to scour data pulled from California Legislature hearings may soon be available to political junkies in New York state.

Digital Democracy portal launches in California


Legislative information has been unavailable to Californians; a new initiative from the lieutenant governor and a former state senator aims to change that.