TrackBill Blog

Tips, Ideas, and Reference Materials for Government Affairs Professionals

TrackBill, the nationwide legislative tracking platform, has completed its seed stage of financing, having raised a total of $1.025M. The funding was led by Cultivation Capital, an early stage venture capital firm located in St. Louis, Missouri.

Are you dreaming of working on Capitol Hill but don't know how to get started? No need to worry. Following these five simple steps can help you gain a competitive advantage and position yourself as the best candidate for the job -- no filibustering necessary.

Odds are you already understand how dramatically legislation can affect your organization, and you wish you had more time to make an impact on certain bills. But limited experience with government affairs and time constraints might make it impossible for you. This is where a lobbyist comes in.

It's important to our team (and our subscribers) that we continue to provide the best platform to search, track, and report on legislation. So, after 2.5 years of talking with users and with people in the industry, we have drastically improved our search engine and features.

How many times have you stepped into a board meeting determined to make headway on an idea, product, or proposal only to run out of time or have the proposal dismissed early on? If you’re like most directors, the answer is ‘too often’. You can’t plan for every eventuality, but keeping these six things in […]

Many believed 2014 would be a year full of surprise on Capitol Hill. However, few suspected the fireworks would begin on June 10th, with David Bratt as the maestro. By now we’ve all heard how Majority Leader Cantor lost his primary challenge to an underfunded Tea-Party backed college professor. Fact is, we are in a new age of politics where everyone has a challenge and those that focus on party leadership rather than constituent issues are often viewed as out of touch within the district.