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Karen Suhaka

About: Karen Suhaka

I founded LegiNation, Inc. with the goal of making state level legislation more readily available to the professionals who need it, and even more importantly to the public at large. We are building products and websites to spark a renaissance in American politics, leveraging the internet to create the dialog so desperately needed amongst our elected officials, legislative professionals, and everyday citizens. This blog is an extension of those efforts.

Facts About US Gun Laws — Guest Post and Infographic from Brittney Sullivan

April 4, 2018 Soapbox

If you’re an American, then it is your fundamental right to bear and keep arms. The Second Amendment to the US Constitution guarantees that right. Buying a gun, however, is not as easy as buying candy from a store. It is heavily regulated, particularly if you’re buying your firearm through a Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL), …
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6 Bills That Made Children’s Mental Health Safer — Guest post from Amanda Sparks

March 12, 2018 Health Care, Soapbox

6 Bills That Made Children’s Mental Health Safer This post is a guest post from Amanda Sparks Protecting children and ensuring that their mental health needs are met should be a legislative priority everywhere. Fortunately, there have been actions by various state legislative bodies to do just that. Here are the details of six bills that …
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New Laws Mobilize Truck Drivers to Fight Human Trafficking — guest post from Colleen O’Day

March 7, 2018 Sex & Drugs, Soapbox

Colleen supports community outreach for 2U Inc’s social work, mental health, and speech pathology programs. For more on this topic by Colleen see this post from 2017. In January, President Donald Trump signed legislation that aims to turn commercial truck drivers into highway sentries against human trafficking. Passage of the No Human Trafficking on Our …
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Sharing Important Bills: Examples for Inspiration

January 16, 2018 How To, Tips and Tricks

We created our bill list widget, map widget, stakeholder page, scorecard, and API hoping they would prove a useful way for people to share important legislation with their members or with the public. We have been delighted with the creative, effective, and even beautiful uses our customers have devised for using our tools. Some examples …
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Important Notes About Getting Your Account Ready for 2018

January 8, 2018 How To, Tips and Tricks

 Welcome to 2018! We are delighted to help you track bills for another exciting year. This post is to explain some decisions you need to make about your bill sheets with regard to 2018. As always, if you want to discuss your options or would prefer I made these changes for you, just drop me …
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BillTrack50 App new features: Watch List and Printing

January 4, 2018 How To, Tips and Tricks

If you haven’t gotten our free Apple app yet, why not? Here’s the link to grab it from the app store. Our first version of the app had features to look up your representatives, view upcoming elections, and search for bills. The newest update now allows you to save bills you want to follow to …
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New Feature Round-up, 2017

January 3, 2018 How To, Tips and Tricks

As always, we have added a bunch of new products, tools, features, data, and so on to BillTrack50 over the year. This is our annual round up of new features for you to glance through to make sure you are using everything that might prove useful to you. (If you are way behind, perhaps you …
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Now There Is No More Excuse to Claim Ignorance about the Laws of our Nation: New iPhone App from BillTrack50 is FREE and Makes Getting Involved Oh So Easy!

December 8, 2017 Company News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Jim Nowakowski jim@marketingrepsllc.com 847-358-6884   Now There Is No More Excuse to Claim Ignorance about the Laws of our Nation: New iPhone App from BillTrack50 is FREE and Makes Getting Involved Oh So Easy! Denver, CO – According to research, Americans check their phone on average once every 12 minutes. …
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