This is a Node.js wrapper for the GovTrack data API created by Mark Guerra. It contains guides to add bill, co-sponsorship, person, role, and voters features into applications. Initially, GovTrack was created by Joshua Tauberer with the goal to offer open access to parliamentary tracking at no cost.
On February 19, 2009, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 was signed into law, putting into effect the $787 billion economic stimulus package to pull the American economy out of a severe recession. On the same day, the federal government launched the website recovery.gov with the following aims:
Just because your favorite US Government Web site is reachable during the federal shutdown doesn't mean that the APIs that go with it aren't impacted. As ProgrammableWeb editor-in-chief discovers, there could be more to the government shutdown than meets the eye.
The Health team at Bing used public data to create a Health Map application (requires Silverlight) that lets users visualize a number of health indicators, such as obesity and premature births, by U.S. county.