Archives for August 2023

Congressional Hackathon 5.0 Set for Sept. 14, 2023

Today Speaker McCarthy and Minority Leader Jeffries announced Congressional Hackathon 5.0, set for September 14, 2023 at the US Capitol. The official announcement is here. Here’s how they describe it:

“This event will bring together a bipartisan group of Members of Congress, Congressional staff, Legislative Branch agency staff, open government and transparency advocates, civic hackers, and developers from digital companies to explore the role of digital platforms in the legislative process. Discussions will range from data transparency, to constituent services, public correspondence, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, committee hearings, and the broader legislative process.”

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Library of Congress Public Forum on its Legislative Information Services

The Library of Congress will hold its annual meeting with the public on its legislative information information services, with a focus on, on Wednesday, September 13, from 1-3 PM ET. The forum will focus on user suggestions for enhanced access to congressional information/data on and also provide an opportunity for the Library to provide updates on improvements to that website.

Follow these links to RSVP for in-person attendance and for virtual attendance.

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