Demand Progress

Despite OMB directive, budget justifications are hard (and sometimes impossible) to find online

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

Demand Progress is advocating for the creation and maintenance of a central repository at OMB.

There’s a new select committee for modernizing Congress. What does it mean for legislative IT?

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

The challenge of modernizing congressional IT will get some dedicated attention in the 116th Congress.

Future Congress will ‘facilitate better coordination’ between advocates for tech expertise on the Hill

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 7 months ago

The new "resource hub" builds on longstanding efforts by many of its founding members.

Library of Congress is spending $1.5M on a public Congressional Research Service reports website. Is it worth it?

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 10 months ago

The library's implementation plan, and critiques from some in civil society, is raising a quintessential tension in civic tech.

Congress leads state legislatures in open data efforts — panel

by Alex Koma • 3 years ago

Congressional staffers and experts agree that Congress has its open data issues, but it's still miles ahead of state and local legislatures.

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