One of the interesting web developments lately is the move by journalists to link up information that is available online but widely dispersed into searchable databases that are easy for the average person to use.
The latest one of these is OpenCongress, which was created to “bring together official government data with news and blog coverage to give you the real story behind each bill.”
Look for more posts that use OpenCongress to zero in on what is going on that has an impact on Chicago’s neighborhoods. We will also show you how to customize the tool so you can track bills that affect your life.
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