Author Archives: Greg

Any updates for the 83rd (2013-2014) session?

Definitely!  83rd Session legislators, committee assignments, district maps, and bills are now available for existing TexLege app installations. Photos of the newest members and committee meetings/events aren’t going to display correctly for existing TexLege installations though.  I’ve pushed TexLege 2.7 … Continue reading

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Texas Legislature Committee Meetings Calendar

Thanks to some great work by the folks at the Open States Project, I’ve published a calendar file that you can “subscribe to” from your desktop or mobile calendar application of choice (iCal, Exchange, Mobile iCal, Google Calendar, etc) containing … Continue reading

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Dropping Support for Pre-4.0 iOS Versions

  Unfortunately, the forthcoming TexLege 2.5 update will drop support for some older iOS versions (anything before 4.0). If your iOS device hasn’t been upgraded to iOS 4.0 or greater (4.3 is out now), please consider doing so in order … Continue reading

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Q: When will TexLege have updates for the 82nd session?

TexLege 2.4 is in the App Store and addresses the 82nd legislative session. Apologies to all those who waited so patiently. Hope you enjoy the new update. Continue reading

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Update 2.1 released to App Store

Apple has approved TexLege 2.1 for the App Store.  It fixes a crash in contributions, Joe Heflin’s photograph, and adds more obvious attributions to the National Institute on Money and State Politics. Update 2.2 should be available in the next … Continue reading

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Dr. Seth Masket published a nice (pre-)review of TexLege 2.0

Fellow academian and political scientist, Dr. Seth Masket published a great write-up of the forthcoming TexLege 2.0.  With some luck, it’ll pass the inspectors at the App Store in the next few weeks and will be available for public consumption. … Continue reading

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Screenshots Added

I’ve added various screenshots of the app.  Additionally, I’ve submitted TexLege to Apple this week, so hopefully it’ll be available on the App Store in a couple of weeks.

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About the Partisanship Index

Unlike every other Congressional or state legislative iPhone application out there, TexLege includes roll call vote analysis to evaluate and compare the partisanship in voting for individual Texas House Representatives and Senators. I calculate the partisanship scores using all the roll … Continue reading

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TexLege for the iPhone – Announcement

Thank you for your interest. The impetus for TexLege lies in the numerous days I’ve spent lost in the underground extension catacombs of the Texas Capitol, trying to find a legislator’s office with no cell signal or internet service on … Continue reading

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