billy is a suite of tools developed as a part of Open States that provide a framework for scraping, storing, and sharing legislative information.
- Scraper architecture for scraping bills, votes, legislators, committees, and events.
- Utility scripts for data cleanup and analysis.
- Bulk data export.
- Server that includes a data browser and API.
billy is available on PyPI and can be installed via
pip install billy
PyPI package: http://pypi.python.org/pypi/billy