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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.

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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Bill Keywords Word Clouds 2017

November 7, 2017 Eye Candy

For fun, here’s a look at the most frequent keywords from bills that passed this year: And here are the most frequent keywords from bills that were read by users on BillTrack50: Thanks, as always, to Wordle.

Getting ready for 2018 – Checklist

November 1, 2017 How To, Tips and Tricks

It’s that time of year again. Sessions are coming. Time to start thinking about bills again. We have a few tips for getting your BillTrack50 account cleaned up and ready for the new year. There are also several new features we added over the summer you should check out. If you have specific questions or …
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Webinar Schedule, Fall 2017

October 27, 2017 Company News

We are bringing back our popular end of year webinars to refresh your memory on how BillTrack50 works, take a tour of new features, show you advanced tricks to up your tracking game, and help you get your account organized and ready for the new session(s). We will make recordings of the webinars available on …
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