|Jun 25, 2014

How a Machine Knew When a Democrat Started Voting with Republicans

“Retaking the Senate” seems a strange goal for a party that already holds 32 of 63 state Senate seats. In New York, however, that’s exactly what the Democratic Party wants to do. Last year, five state Senators, after running as…

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|Jun 25, 2014

How a Machine Knew When a Democrat Started Voting with Republicans

“Retaking the Senate” seems a strange goal for a party that already holds 32 of 63 state Senate seats. In New York, however, that’s exactly what the Democratic Party wants to do. Last year, five state Senators, after running as…

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|Jun 20, 2014

How to Plan a Fly-In Day with FiscalNote

Each year, trade associations, advocacy groups, and grassroots organizers fly their members to Washington, D.C. and state capitals. These highly organized visits, often known as “fly-ins” in D.C., are planned months in advance by government relations teams. The events bring…

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|Jun 18, 2014

How GraniteRoots Public Solutions Uses FiscalNote

FiscalNote helps clients large and small keep track of the legislative data that matters most and analyze that data in order to gain actionable insights. One of our clients, GraniteRoots Public Solutions, uses FiscalNote all throughout the work day to…

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|Jun 17, 2014

Five trends influencing the influencers

The lobbying industry is changing. As The Nation reported earlier this year, many of the traditional lobbying powerhouses have posted declining revenues, but that doesn’t mean that lobbying as an industry is fading away. On the contrary, the influence industry…

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|Jun 13, 2014

States Debate: Common Core or State-Specific Standards?

Last week, Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin signed into law a bill getting rid of Common Core academic standards. She said her state would be capable of developing its own standards superior to Common Core, and she also cited “federal overreach”…

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|Jun 11, 2014

FiscalNote Anniversary: A Message From Our CEO

FiscalNote passed an important milestone today. Exactly one year ago, we incorporated as a company and started on an exciting journey to building our dreams. This company, in just a short 12 months, has swelled to serve customers from around…

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|Jun 05, 2014

Will Congress remain Neutral on Net Neutrality?

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 last month to move ahead with its proposal for modified rules on internet traffic, which would preserve net neutrality but leave the door open for “fast lanes” of faster internet content delivery for…

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