💵 Invest in West Virginia Families - a statewide map showing EITC legislative impact
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README.md

Invest in West Virginia Families

http://investinwvfamilies.org

Running locally

This website is built using Jekyll. You will need to install it first.

git clone https://github.com/datamade/wv-eitc.git
cd wv-eitc
jekyll serve -w

Then open your web browser and navigate to http://localhost:5000

Web dependencies

We used the following open source tools:

  • Jekyll - Static site generator built in Ruby
  • Bootstrap - Responsive HTML, CSS and Javascript framework
  • Leaflet - javascript library interactive maps
  • jQuery Address - javascript library creating RESTful URLs
  • GitHub pages - free static website hosting

Data sources

West Virginia Upper and Lower legislative districts come from the US Census: https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/cbf/cbf_sld.html

EITC impact numbers collected and provided by the West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy.

See our README for more on working with this data

Team

  • Derek Eder - developer, content
  • Eric van Zanten - developer, GIS data merging

Errors / Bugs

If something is not behaving intuitively, it is a bug, and should be reported. Report it here: https://github.com/datamade/wv-eitc/issues

Note on Patches/Pull Requests

  • Fork the project.
  • Make your feature addition or bug fix.
  • Commit, do not mess with rakefile, version, or history.
  • Send a pull request. Bonus points for topic branches.

Copyright

Copyright (c) 2015 DataMade and Voices for West Virginia Center on Budget & Policy. Released under the MIT License.

This project is based on EITC Works! by DataMade and Voices for Illinois Children. See the code.