GovTrack.us is a free legislative tracking tool and the data source for many other congressional transparency websites. It launched in 2004 as a hobby of Joshua Tauberer and catalyzed the open government data movement in the United States.
Joshua Tauberer, PhD, president of Civic Impulse, is a software developer, entrepreneur, and civic hacker. He is the author of Open Government Data: The Book. Follow him at @JoshData.
For more, see GovTrack’s press clips and Joshua’s CV.