The goals of this project are as follows:
Visualize legislation (past, current, failed, and passed). Involving:
- Creating a schema for intrepeting the goals of legislation
- Grouping legislation
- Mapping similar legislation on seperate time lines
- Hosting this visualization on a website
Make rough evaluations of the effectiveness of historical bills. Involving:
- Scraping historical financial and social metrics
- Adding an effectiveness score to the visualization in (1)
Use data science to make forcasts of the effect of recent bills. Involving:
- Not determined at this time.
Example visualization coming soon.
Reference data to be scraped:
Note that most bills come with an OFA Fiscal Note. This will be the main target for interpreting historical legislation.