The Last Update
One year ago your support made GovTrack Insider possible.
I raised $36,063 here on Kickstarter to give you a closer look at the bills the U.S. Congress was introducing and... Read more
Last Week Tonight, Democracy Day, a Fair Tax, and the future of GovTrack Insider
Since our last update in March the GovTrack Insider team has continued to peer inside the walls of the Capitol and some fantastic things happened.
Last Week Tonight... Read more
The presidential candidates have proposed changing the U.S. Constitution
Backers, how will the country change under the next president?
Four of the leading presidential candidates introduced proposals to change the U.S. Constitution while serving in the Senate. The proposals... Read more
Congress returns from winter recess with bills on revoking citizenship, refugee screening, the Iran deal, and much more
When Congress went on winter recess GovTrack Insider went into hibernation. But we're back. We've also had a small staff change (we've now got Ben, Jesse, Donny, and... Read more
Did you get your reward?
We've now contacted everyone by email about the reward you chose.
If you selected the $35 reward or higher, we'll be holding a webinar to discuss GovTrack, Congress,... Read more
Republicans prepare to bypass filibuster rules to repeal #Obamacare and defund #PlannedParenthood
House Republicans are using the budget reconciliation process to repeal the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) and end federal funding for Planned Parenthood. Budget reconciliation is the one chance... Read more
Who will be the next Speaker of the House? GovTrack analyzes the candidates.
With Speaker of the House John Boehner leaving Congress at the end of the month, the top job in the House of Representatives is up for grabs. Whoever wins the... Read more
Republicans have a way to pass Planned Parenthood defunding without shutting down the government
Whichever party controls Congress has one big legislative tool each year for bypassing Senate filibusters and putting a bill on the President’s desk without needing a single vote from the... Read more
GovTrack Insider Is Alive
Congress is back in session and GovTrack Insider is live. Ben, the summer intern, is back with us half-time while he's in school and I'm working on hiring... Read more
GovTrack Insider will continue!
Hi everyone. I just wanted to post a quick note thanking everyone for their support. We reached our goal on Tuesday, two days ahead of the deadline, and raised a... Read more
83% but still more to go, and two interesting links
We've hit 83% of our goal! But with 9 days and $5,746 left, it's going to be a close one. Thanks for supporting this work, and double thanks to those that... Read more
Congress’s Summer Session — A recap as we hit 54% of our goal
Hello backers! We've made it to 54%, but with just three weeks left we have a long way to go to keep GovTrack Insider running.
Please tell one friend about... Read more