Improve databases

Tauberer, Joshua
June 2007
Hill;6/12/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 69, p31
The author comments on the need of the U.S. Congress to open up its legislative databases to the public to be available for use. He asserts that it does not only create a searchable and sortable Web site but raw information to be downloaded for new uses. He cites a scenario involving a citizen who is interested in following legislation about immigration. With the aid of a computer, every legislative record can be sifted, in this way transforming information provides a new perspective.


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