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A Search Engine To Hold State Governments Accountable

Original story at CityLab• 8 mentions • 4 months ago

CityLab 4 months ago

 
Julie Griffiths, the executive director of the the nonprofit Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse, wanted to keep tabs on California’s American Disabilities Act compliance laws. But tracking what lawmakers were saying in the statehouse used to be a massive undertaking. She spent untold hours recording the live broadcast from California’s public access channel devoted to legislative hearings. “You had to sit there and videotape Cal access channels, or you had to order the videotape, which could take forever,” she says. Hours of methodical fast-forwarding and rewinding followed. “It was hard to get that information of what somebody actually said.” Now, all ...
 
 
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17 Apr
Goldhirsh Foundation @GoldhirshFdn
Love! @DDemocracy_ca uses tech and facial/voice recognition to transcribe and catalog hearings in CA state capitol https://t.co/8qVeP3WBWL
22 Feb
GovFresh @govfresh
Reading: A Search Engine To Hold State Governments Accountable https://t.co/UxHtQoyJ3E
10 Feb
Nick Kaufmann @nickkauf
RT @rbole: A Search Engine To Hold State Governments Accountable https://t.co/RK9VoxWYBu @digiphile
10 Feb
Minus Lippe @lippemfg
RT @CityLab: Attention, state government watchdogs: This new tool could be super helpful https://t.co/WZPMxP6t3C https://t.co/v1GsVFhgU7
10 Feb
Paul Ford @ftrain
RT @CityLab: Attention, state government watchdogs: This new tool could be super helpful https://t.co/WZPMxP6t3C https://t.co/v1GsVFhgU7
10 Feb
norwind @norwind
RT @peripheralvzn47: A Search Engine To Hold State Governments Accountable https://t.co/DQ1i9alhAQ
09 Feb
Molly McKay @mollymckay
Attention, State Government Watchdogs: You Might Need This https://t.co/0v5lwuboWN