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GovNetPA.com, the newest addition to the GovNet family of services, is the most powerful, affordable and comprehensive legislative tracking service available for Pennsylvania legislation. Based on the same platform as our hugely successful GovNetNJ.com service, GovNetPA.com is specifically tailored to the needs of Pennsylvania legislative professionals and provides an unparalleled resource for monitoring Pennsylvania legislation.
Key Features and Highlights
- Comprehensive, Accurate Legislative Coverage
An enormous resource of legislative information, updated continuously every day: bill history, bill text (including the only source for bills in editable Microsoft Word format), committee agendas, session calendars, public hearing notices, voting records, legislator press releases, Governor's news, state agency news, fund raisers, legislator contact information, and much more.
- Powerful Bill Tracking Features
Our unique tracking system allows you to track an unlimited number of bills and organize them into separate lists as needed (by client, subject, person, etc.) Additional fields such as position,
priority, category and comments allow you to personalize your reports to fit a variety of needs.
- Automatic Daily Alerts for Your Bills
Our exclusive Daily Alert feature scans the entire service for all new information affecting you, including news releases, meeting notices, schedule changes, actions, bill text, votes, bills in your favorite subjects, bill text containing your favorite keywords, and more.
- Personalized Calendars and Schedules
Daily, weekly and monthly views of scheduled meetings and sessions, with your bills marked for easy reference. Create customized, personal calendars for any legislative day in a single click.
- Exclusive Bill Progress Reports
See how far your bills have gone in the legislative process (including status and last date of action) with this unique, chart-like report.
- Screen for New and Amended Bills That Affect You
Enter your favorite search terms once and be alerted automatically every day when new bills are introduced that contain your keywords. You will also be alerted when bills are amended with new language that contains one or more of your saved keywords.
- Great-looking Tracking Reports
Create desktop-publishing quality tracking reports with proportional fonts, multiple columns, definable fields, and more. Reports can be created in both HTML (web page) and Microsoft Word formats.
- Email Reports, Bill Text and Documents to Others
Send tracking reports, bill text, press releases, meeting agendas and other documents directly to your clients without having to save files and send them yourself.
- Flexible Bill Sorting & Filtering Options
See only the bills you want, in the order you want! Now you can show just the bills that are scheduled, near the Governor (near passage), signed into law, recently introduced, etc. Bills can also be sorted in numerous ways such as last date of action, progress, date introduced, your position / priority / category, and much more.
- Real-Time Email & Pager Alerts
Receive real-time notification whenever your bills are scheduled for committee meetings and sessions, mentioned in news releases, etc.
- Wireless Access From Your PDA, Handheld or Phone
Using any wireless web-enabled device, you can have instant access to bill text, status, history, tracking information and more — without being at your computer!
- Legislator Voting Reports and Voting Analysis
See how one or more legislators voted on virtually any group bills — by subject, date of action, keyword search, tracked bills, and more. You can even compare multiple legislators side-by-side, and/or compare their votes against your client's or organization's positions. The Voting Analysis feature shows you how a specific legislator voted in relation to his or her peers — i.e. which legislators agreed most (or least) often with that particular legislator.
- Exclusive Legislator Statistics
Our innovative statistical features show you the "track record" for any legislator by rating their efficiency and overall performance as prime sponsor or co-sponsor: bills introduced, passed 1st or 2nd house, enacted, etc.
- The Neri Report For GovNetPA.com & Insider Archives
Lobbyists love our Neri Report for GovNetPA.com, an exclusive weekly column of political news, interviews and insight from Al Neri, award-winning political journalist and expert on Pennsylvania government and politics. GovNetPA.com is also the exclusive source for the searchable archives of The Insider, the widely-read political newsletter from NeriVerbanac.
- Extensive, Easy-To-Use Search Capabilities
The most powerful legislative search functions ever created! Search by keywords in bill text, sponsor, cosponsor, status, subject, date of action, date introduced, progress, action type, scheduled date, your tracking list / position / priority / category, and more. All search fields can be used alone or in combination, allowing you to do truly complex searches in just a few mouse clicks!
- Full-Text Search in All Databases
Search the full text of news releases, meeting notices, fund raisers, Governor's news, state agency news, etc. with our proprietary search engine. Documents that reference your tracked bills are highlighted for easy reference.
- Exceptional Ease-of-Use
Hundreds of thousands of cross-referenced links make it easy to go exactly where you want to go. Features that would typically require many menus or sublevels are combined into simple, concise pages of related links and options.
- Daily Newspaper Articles
Links to selected news articles and stories from online media sites around the state and beyond.
- Partnerships with Lexis-Nexis, CQ Midday
As a member of NOLA (National Online Legislative Associates), GovNet has a partnering arrangement with Lexis-Nexis that allows our clients to access millions of documents available through the powerful information provider. Searches are free and there is only a nominal charge for articles retrieved. GovNet has also partnered with CQ (Congressional Quarterly) to offer their CQ Midday report.
- Use it at the Office, Home, Anywhere
Access your tracking information no matter where you are, any time of the day or night. All you need is an Internet connection and a web browser.
- True Multi-User Support
Multiple users in the same organization can share an account, even if they are not in the same physical location. Information entered by one user is instantly available to all other users on the same account.
For a free trial account or for more information, call 1-800-GOVNET-9 (468-6389) or click here.