What happens if legislators approach problems looking at the parts first, not the whole? Michigan’s HB 5366 did just that with the complex problem of fracking.
August 15, 2016 -
Water associations can use a free mapping tool to quickly show legislation at the state level for important water issues in an easy to understand, visually graphic format.
March 03, 2016 -
Earth Imaging Journal
We’re all about providing members with premium benefits and we’ve just hit the mother load. This tool offers users the ability to track important bills, therefore bringing greater opportunity to your company and its customers.
February 14, 2016 -
NPRRA Government Affairs Blog
Press release: Free tool for creating embeddable maps showing legislation of interest.
February 12, 2016 -
Press release: Marketing Representatives LLC (MRL) is proud to represent BillTrack50
February 11, 2016 -
Understand more about the legislative process. There are simple-to-use tools available that explain elections and how an idea is enacted into law. Make a difference with your vote!
February 05, 2016 -
Women Vets USA
Civic transparency groups in the United States have hacked together ways to make legislative information and public data simpler to understand and use.
August 31, 2015 -
LegiNation, the creators of BillTrack50, an online Federal and State legislative and regulatory tracking service known for innovative sharing tools, has introduced a new, free legislative mapping feature especially designed for journalists and news organizations to instantly “map” legislation on topics across the United States.
August 28, 2015 -
Nonprofit and online news organizations are where reporting is happening at the state and local levels as traditional news reporting recedes with declining advertising and funding. But what are the challenges, other than funding, that these smaller news organizations face?
March 24, 2015 -
Bill Track 50 and Votility are integrated with a Single Sign On technology.
March 11, 2015 -
Over 150 Energy and Tech professionals attended the 4th quarterly Energy + Tech Mashup on February 3rd.
February 05, 2015 -
As a small business person, it may be difficult to find the time to monitor upcoming legislation that could affect you or your business. A number of websites are available to make the task a little easier.
December 29, 2014 -
At ALICE, we’re always excited to hear about ways that legislative data is being made more easily accessible. This is one area where information wants to be free -- and really ought to be free.
December 02, 2014 -
ELGL is excited to announce a new partnership with BillTrack50. We interviewed founder Karen Suhaka to learn what we’re missing if our organization is not tracking federal and state legislation.
November 24, 2014 -
Emerging Local Government Leaders
It's a straightforward idea: There's loads of public information about what's going on in legislative action, and people need to have a simple way to track it, pull information together, and use it for their own decision making.
October 26, 2014 -
Small Fish Business Coaching
Today Votility is excited to announce our official partnership with BillTrack50, a legislation tracking website.
October 21, 2014 -
Short video highlighting examples from each panelist.
September 26, 2014 -
Online activism is often viewed as the classic middle class response to societal challenges. It is often criticized for not promoting actionable outcomes, just rhetoric or lots of signed petitions.
September 16, 2014 -
Denver Startup Week
State legislatures pass hundreds to thousands of bills each year, but do we know what happens in each of those bills passed? Often times, no. That’s why tracking your state government’s legislation is important. It may seem like a daunting task at first, but we’ve compiled a couple tips to make tracking your legislature that much easier.
March 01, 2014 -
Tea Party Command Center
So how is it that we have all this crazy technology that's supposed to make our lives easier, yet we seem to be "busier" than ever - which I believe is drawing us further and further away from any real sense of community, and along with it, accountability.
March 01, 2014 -
Last Thursday night, startups from the Denver area came to compete for the chance to travel to the final round of the Challenge Cup in Washington, D.C. They came from the world of education, energy, health and smart cities-and all were looking to disrupt markets with unique strategies. They put their best pitches on display, especially as judges reminded them that their "competitors from around the world" were watching them that night.
January 28, 2014 -
Last week was the Challenge Cup Denver's Regional competition, held at Galvanize. Dozens of startups delivered their one-minute pitch on stage to a panel of judges, where one company from each category would emerge as the winner and move onto the final round.
January 20, 2014 -
A new page on the website of the Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition lets you track bills in the state legislature that could affect the flow or availability of information in Colorado. We use BillTrack50, a subscription service and CFOIC member organization, to stay informed on proposals such as SB 14-034, Sen. Bernie Herpin's bill to strengthen the journalist shield law in Colorado.
January 13, 2014 -
Colorado Freedom of Information Coalition
Almost everyone interested in public policy finds themselves tracking federal or state legislation on specific topic or a particular bill. A number of excellent resources are available to do this and several of these are free or low-cost!
December 09, 2013 -