If you’re a mobile wonk, you’ll be interested to know about the new Congress app which lets you browse bill status from your Android phone. Built by the Sunlight Foundation () and based on GovTrack’s legislative database, the free app is constantly being improved and is very cool.
Search for Congress
in the App Market.
The features (copied from Sunlight’s page):
- Read the latest bills, laws, and see what bills were recently voted on.
- Find members of Congress by using your phone’s location, a zipcode, a last name, or a state.
- Read tweets and watch videos from members’ Twitter and YouTube accounts.
- Reply to a member of Congress on Twitter from within the app, using your own account.
- Read the latest news about them, using the .