A Ruby on Rails application for aggregating and presenting open government data.

OpenGovernment is a public resource for government transparency at the state, city, and local levels. It is free and open-source.

With OpenGovernment you can learn about the bills, votes and people in your state government, track the bills that are most important to you and share issues with your social networks.

More information is available here:


Connect with all the bills, votes, and people in state government. OpenGovernment combines official government information with helpful info from around the Web to make it more user-friendly.


Keep in touch with all the bills you are following. Subscribe to RSS feeds for updates of bill actions and their key votes. View campaign contribution data for every state legislator, compare them with issue-group ratings, and follow the money trail.


Watchdog the issues you care about. Bill and people pages have built-in tools to share all the best info over social media with your community.

OpenGovernment is available for the following US states:

  • California
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Minnesota
  • Texas
  • Wisconsin