Getting Started with BillTrack50

September 24, 2016 How To, Tips and Tricks

BillTrack50.com is a website for researching and sharing state and federal legislation. You can search for relevant bills, share them in various ways, and set up alerts to find out when new bills of interest are introduced. Searching and reading bills is free; saving searches and setting up alerts requires a subscription. Setting up your …
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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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IoT – What the Heck is it? Why Should You Care?

November 29, 2017 Civil Rights, In the News, Internet & Tech

The Internet of Things. We’re starting to hear this phrase more and more. But haven’t there always been things on the Internet? Well, that’s not exactly what this term is referring to. Let’s take a closer look at what the Internet of Things actually is, some of the many different current and future applications, how …
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Slice of Life – November 2017

November 29, 2017 Slices of Life

The later in the year we get, the more we see patterns in the legislative trends throughout 2017 emerging. This month featured many of the “hot topics” discussed this year at state or national levels. Ranging from protections for people with disabilities to the ever-increasing debate about “living wage” to opioids and marijuana to gun …
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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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Slice of Life – October 2017

October 27, 2017 Slices of Life

Some pretty horrible stuff happened in October 2017, much of the trending legislation reflected that. There was also some positive and interesting legislation proposed around the county. From the horrific shooting in Las Vegas to the positivity surrounding National Coming Out Day to addressing issues with marijuana taxes, the United States is one big melting …
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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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New Regulations and Features, Fall 2017

October 26, 2017 Company News, How To

Most importantly, we’ve added Massachusetts to our covered states, and hope to have New Jersey (after a fashion) by the end of the year. That will leave Alaska, Georgia, Hawaii, and Vermont still without coverage. If any of those are especially urgent for you let us know and we’ll prioritize that state. We’ve also added …
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