316 Government APIs: Sunlight Labs Congress, NOAA National Weather Service and US Postal Service

Wendell Santos, September 25th, 2012

Sunlight Labs CongressOur API directory now includes 316 government APIs. The newest is the Google Civic Information API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Sunlight Labs Congress API. We list 19 Sunlight Labs Congress mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of government APIs.


36 Politics APIs: Sunlight Labs Congress, OpenSecrets and GovTrack.us

Wendell Santos, September 18th, 2012

Sunlight Labs CongressOur API directory now includes 36 politics APIs. The newest is the DemocracyEngine API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Sunlight Labs Congress API. We list 19 Sunlight Labs Congress mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of politics APIs.


Government API and Mashup Summary

Kevin Farnham, November 5th, 2007

Government Big PictureWith over a dozen government-related APIs and government-related mashups there are a growing number of ways to get data from government sources and to learn more about what elected representatives are doing with your tax dollars.


250 APIs

John Musser, August 9th, 2006

The new APIs keep rolling-out and the count here is now at 250 APIs. Overall, they’re currently being added at about a rate of one every other day. Besides the APIs from the GAMYe players (Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Yahoo!, eBay), some of the more unusual ones include the Where’s Tim API to see where the [...]


eGovernment Mashups

John Musser, July 19th, 2006

The first API from a state government has now been added to the database here, GovTracker from Rhode Island’s Secretary of State. Found via this series of articles:

Emerging eGovernment mashups from Phil Windley over at ZDNet.
This story from Jon Udell Open government meets IT notes that public data, made available electronically, can empower the citizenry [...]


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