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8 Comments

  1. Paul Baker
    February 6, 2015 at 11:32 am

    Is there any way to get more specificity on the legislation alerts? Could I request to be notified when a bill is ordered to be reported or reported, without receiving updates for amendments?

    Also, is there any way to get these updates real time, as opposed to once a day?

    Ideally, we would like to be able to subscribe to a particular bill and be notified real time if it has been “approved for full committee action” (marked up out of subcommittee), ordered to be reported by full committee, placed on the calendar, report published, passed one chamber (and the recorded vote count if available), passed a second chamber in different form, or cleared/enrolled.

  2. Chris
    February 13, 2015 at 10:02 am

    Great update to the new website. Useful considering most of the very expensive paid tracking services actually collect their information from Congress.gov.

    I am sure additions will continue to be made with time, but one enhancement to this latest release would be great. Instead of just providing a general link when new actions are taken on a tracked bill, how about actually putting that information in the alert email? For example, when new cosponsors are added you currently just provide a link back to the website. For many on smartphones this is a delayed extra few steps. Maybe just list the 4 or 5 or however many new cosponsors by name in the email. It is a pretty easy add.

  3. mark Shatto
    February 13, 2015 at 5:33 pm

    Thank you for the access to “Transparancy”. On my way to opening an account!

  4. Kelly
    February 18, 2015 at 12:24 pm

    Will you be rolling out alerts based on keywords? Would like to be able to track legislation in current congress with just for a particular word or phrase. Thank you

  5. Everett Wagner
    March 11, 2015 at 10:23 pm

    thank you

  6. Sorin Vizante
    March 26, 2015 at 12:12 pm

    Thank you!

  7. Thomas Lenhard
    May 14, 2015 at 1:59 am

    Great update.Thanks.

  8. Aly
    July 9, 2015 at 2:00 pm

    Support Kelly’s idea above. Great one. “Will you be rolling out alerts based on keywords? Would like to be able to track legislation in current congress with just for a particular word or phrase.”

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