Author Archives: David Moore

OG at National Conference on Media Reform

Head over to my just-published post on OC Blog to read more about OG at the #NCMR13. At the conference (miropublishing hashtag #NCMR13, I believe) – on Saturday at 2pm MT in the room Governors Square 9, I’ll do a … Continue reading

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OpenGovernment.org back at SxSW Interactive

You may already know that Austin is an amazing city to visit. Even during the SxSW conflagration, it’s one of the greatest cities I’ve been to in the States. An archevore’s paradise, with high-quality tacos & BBQ, and an independent … Continue reading

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Introducing The Popolo Standard

Back in November, I wrote here that PPF was excited to be partnering with the Canadian non-profit Open North, and specifically their E.D. James McKinney, to serve as tech lead in bringing OpenGovernment.org to the city level. Since then, James … Continue reading

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OpenGovernment seeks front-end Web developer / designer

Update Jan. 2013: We’re pleased to be working with Steven & Logan of Dobot, LLC, a design & development firm based in Cambridge MA who came highly recommended. So we’re set on this now, working on the layouts and user … Continue reading

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Meet James McKinney, OpenGovernment’s new technical lead

PPF is pleased to announce that we’ve teamed up with Open North, whose tech lead, James McKinney, will serve as tech lead for this next phase of OpenGovernment.org’s open-source development. Open North is a Canadian nonprofit that – like PPF … Continue reading

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OpenGovernment is going local with the Knight Foundation

The team at the Participatory Politics Foundation is very pleased to announce that we’ve received a charitable grant from the Knight Foundation to take OpenGovernment.org down to the local level as a free & open-source public resource. We’re starting in … Continue reading

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Announcing OpenGovernment – Minnesota

We’re proud today to announce the launch of our next state on OpenGovernment: Minnesota.┬áNow folks in Minnesota can track with ease everything their state legislature does — all the bills that are proposed, votes that are taken, money that was … Continue reading

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OpenGovernment advances at #SxSWI Accelerator Contest

Outstandingly pleased that word just came down: OpenGovernment has been selected to advance to the next day at South by Southwest Interactive’s Accelerator Contest. Thank you to the judges and the staff here for recognizing our 501(c)3 non-profit, public-mission web … Continue reading

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OpenGovernment Update, Headed to SxSW

Two of us from the OpenGovernment team — Carl and I, hi hi — are heading down to the lovely city of Austin today to attend the SxSW Interactive conference. There, we’ll present OpenGovernment as one of eights Finalists in … Continue reading

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WI Senate’s “budget repair bill” now available on OpenGovernment

Over the past few days, national news has focused on events in the Wisconsin state legislature, where 14 senate Democrats are protesting a controversial new budget bill introduced by Republican Governor Scott Walker and supported by 19 senate GOPers. Because … Continue reading

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