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TIMELINE OF THE US CROWDFUNDING BILLS

February 21, 2013

This infographic tracing the genesis of the current effort to pass a crowdfunding bill into law in the United States up to where we stand now is a fine illustration and companion for a new two-part editorial on the multiple bills now on Capitol Hill. Source

Game-Plan

The Game Plan

February 7, 2013

We believe that the only reason to start something is to finish it. We want to know the systems and be quick to respond throughout the budgeting process to ensure communities in central Africa can live without fear of the LRA. Here’s the game plan for getting the needed funds. Source

The S.T.O.C.K Act

The S.T.O.C.K Act

November 25, 2012

Understand what the STOCK Act is and how members of Congress can trade on nonpublic information. Source

Taking Apart the $819 billion Stimulus Package

Taking Apart the $819 billion Stimulus Package

September 18, 2012

The centerpiece of President Obama’s domestic agenda is an $819 billion economic stimulus plan. The Senate will consider the measure this week, with an eye toward the amount of tax cuts and spending. Republicans and Democrats spar over what to consider a tax cut. An analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office tallies the tax-cut […]

This is Not My Beautiful House

This is Not My Beautiful House

July 28, 2012

This infographic provides demographic information about the U.S congress. It illustrates that although the United States is becoming more diverse, the U.S congress is not reflecting that by those who are in office. It shows what Congress demographically looks like now and what it would look like if it reflected the U.S population. Source

Italy

Italy’s Debt Crisis

July 15, 2012

Italy’s Senate has approved a crucial austerity package and got a key bond auction away as it moved to persuade investors that the debt-laden country will not become the next victim of the eurozone crisis. Source

The Turkeys of the Super Fail Committee

The Turkeys of the Super Fail Committee

July 15, 2012

A committee of house and senate members was put together to come to an compromise over the tax bill. This infographic provides a list and pictures for the senators and representatives in that committee.

The Sad State of Disclosure

The Sad State of Disclosure

June 5, 2012

By May 15 of ever year, Congress members are required to file disclosure forms about their personal finances — it’s just that these forms aren’t very transparent. Source