The time has come to separate CapitolBuddy' posts from Paul's posts. This blog will remain a place for my other projects and a host for my own musings. But if you're not following this blog for those reasons, then it's time to unfollow me and head over to the new official CapitolBuddy blog, where you … Continue reading CapitolBuddy’s blog is moving
CapitolBuddy is currently available as an iOS app that helps advocacy groups be more informed and effective while working around their state legislatures. CapitoBuddy provides reliable and up-to-date information on state legislators as primary component of our product. We are looking for someone who is interested in researching state politics around the country and finding the most engaging material. You don't … Continue reading Internship Opening: Legislative Ninja
It's easier than ever to have a voice in your state government, but with all these voices, who is being heard? To figure out how to stand out, we have compiled some tips from experts and various articles. Remember important things about the legislators and be friendly. Essentially, you're building and maintaing a relationship with legislators. … Continue reading Standing out in advocacy
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When I worked around a state legislature... I spent some time at Missouri's state capitol as part of my work with Renew Missouri, but more often I heard about the struggles from my colleagues, who at peak times, might have to make the trek to Jefferson City 4 out of 5 business days. And when … Continue reading A vision for working around legislatures
Answer ten questions about your work at the state capitol and you can have a one-year subscription to any state of your choice. Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/LX5JXYT Yes, we're really looking for people who work at state capitols or in state politics in some way. Those are the people that will get the most out of CapitolBuddy. But … Continue reading New: Survey for a free state!
I've created a functional prototype of the web app. I don't feel like it's quite ready to share for real and open it up for the public, but there are some screenshots below. Upon stating what it is that I'm trying to do with CapitolBuddy in last week's post, I gained some real focus and … Continue reading Web App in Development