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Congress in photos, a civic hacking success story

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For the last 5 years or more, we've maintained a dataset of photos of members of Congress, mostly manually, and published them as zip files. It worked, but wasn't a great process for us or for people using the photos. We also weren't 100% certain about the copyright status of the photos, or whether a contractor's copyright might be involved. But thanks to an enthusiastic contributor, and an ensuing burst of discussion and work, all of that's been fixed up!

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Scout Delivering Court Opinions Through the Awe-Inspiring Power of CourtListener

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[Scout](https://scout.sunlightfoundation.com/), Sunlight Foundation's government search and alert system, is now delivering daily alerts on [federal court opinions](https://scout.sunlightfoundation.com/search/court_opinions/citizens%20united). Court opinions will be included by default — along with regulations, legislation, speeches, and reports — for any alert based on search terms.

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