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Open States API

The Open State Project is an initiative of the Sunlight Foundation, a nonprofit organization working towards greater government openness and transparency. The Open States API provides a RESTful interface for accessing state legislative information including general state metadata and data on bills, legislators, committees and events.

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Open States: Highlights

Summary
State legislative information
Category
Government
Tags
Protocols
REST
Data Formats
JSON
API home
http://sunlightlabs.github.io/openstates-api/ 
This is 1 of
8 APIs by Sunlight Labs

Open States: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
 
Service Endpoint
http://openstates.org/api/v1/

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
 
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
No  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
sunlightfoundation.com/  
Company
Sunlight Labs  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
 
Terms of Service
sunlightfoundation.com/legal/terms/ 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
 
Read-only Without Login
 

Support

Vendor API Kits
Python, Ruby 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
sunlightfoundation.com/blog/ 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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