Re: [govtrack] Committee-related data changes
- But it doesn't have subcommittees, which I think is what Josh meant.On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 12:41 PM, Derek Willis <dwillis@...> wrote:
The Senate assignments are now in the XML data:DerekOn Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 12:17 PM, Eric Mill <eric@...> wrote:
Ah, I didn't look at the House closely enough.But the Senate upstream is actually up to date:-- EricOn Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 12:15 PM, Josh Tauberer <tauberer@...> wrote:> Sweet, thanks for letting us know about this. An issue to report though:Actually I'm pretty sure it's missing all representatives entirely. :) I'm waiting for clerk.house.gov to publish committee assignments. I'll look into the Senate assignments but it's probably an upstream issue (i.e. the Senate, ugh).
> /data/us/112/committees.xml is missing Senators and Representatives new
> to the 112th.
- Josh Tauberer
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On 02/08/2011 10:19 AM, Eric Mill wrote:
Sweet, thanks for letting us know about this. An issue to report though:
/data/us/112/committees.xml is missing Senators and Representatives new
to the 112th.
It has a few new Senators (Kirk, Manchin, Coons), but only ones that
were sworn in during the 111th session as a result of winning a special
Same for the House - for example, Rep. Hurt from VA-5 is absent from the
On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 12:32 PM, Josh Tauberer <tauberer@...<mailto:tauberer@...>> wrote:http://razor.occams.info | www.govtrack.us <http://www.govtrack.us>
I've just made some data format changes. It's effective immediately
because I had broken the data anyway.
Removed: committee-assignment elements giving the current committee
assignments of members. You can find this in
New: Attribute committee-id giving the ID of the committee named, e.g.
"SSEG", which ties to us/committees.xml and
- Josh Tauberer
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