scraping, storing, and sharing legislative information
Python HTML JavaScript
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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

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