Scout

Source: Sunlight Foundation, 2012

Scout is a free service that provides daily insight to how our laws and regulations are shaped in Washington, DC and our state capitols….

…Scout allows anyone to subscribe to customized email or text alerts on what Congress is doing around an issue or a specific bill, as well as bills in the state legislature and federal regulations.

You can also add external RSS feeds to complement a Scout subscription, such as press releases from a member of Congress or an issue-based blog.

Researchers can use Scout to see when Congress talks about an issue over time. Members of the media can use Scout to track when legislation important to their beat moves ahead in Congress or in state house…

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