Let Rob know what changes you would like in THOMAS, today!
What changes would you like to be seen in the next version of Thomas (the publicly available website of federal legislation)?
LIS (Legislative Information System, which is a more powerful version only available for hill staffers) is in the process of adding several new features, including RSS feeds, an XML database for all bills, and they plan on developing web services (an API, from what I understand). Thomas has a nice looking site, but they have lagged behind LIS for several years.
I am meeting with the folks in charge of Thomas tomorrow afternoon [June 4] to urge the implementation of changes below.
Read Rob’s suggestions and comments from OpenHouseProject members :
- Thomas Feature Requests? by Rob Pierson, OpenHouseProject group, Jun 3, 2007.
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