Monthly Archives: March 2014

D.C. Takes an Open Data Approach to Muni Code

Visit GovTech’s site for the full article. Knowledge of the law may be a fundamental requirement for citizens in the United States, but this doesn’t always equal easy access to municipal codes for citizens.  The OpenGov Foundation, a non-profit group supporting government transparency, is trying to change that. The foundation today announced the launch of […]

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OpenGov Foundation & Washington, DC Office of Open Government Launch DCDecoded.org

Our Nation’s Capital Becomes America’s 5th ‘Open Law’ City with New Online Platform that Makes the District’s Laws Accessible and User-Friendly for All WASHINGTON, DC (March 19, 2013) – The non-partisan, non-profit OpenGov Foundation and the Washington, D.C. Board of Ethics and Accountability’s Office of Open Government today announced the launch of DCdecoded.org, a free […]

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CivSource on the Launch of AmericaDecoded.org

Visit CivSource for the full story. OpenGov Foundation Launches AmericaDecoded.org March 11, 2014 · by Bailey McCann The OpenGov Foundation is out with a new project designed to open up city and state statutes – AmericaDecoded.org. Through this new website, citizens, stakeholders and public servants can access, explore and use the municipal laws and legal […]

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America’s Free, Online “Open Law” Library

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The America Decoded network helps break down the frustrating barriers that exist between everyday Americans and the most important public information in any city or state – the law itself – by harnessing the latest in website design and open data standards, providing all the expensive tools lawyers use at $0 cost.

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