Thune to Kick Off Hackathon to Improve Congress

April 29, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), the chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, will kick off Hack4Congress, a hackathon that brings together coders, designers, and innovators to develop platforms to better Congress through technology. Sen. Thune submitted three challenges that hackathon participants could tackle at the event, including an information-sharing platform for congressional hearings. Sen. Thune’s remarks will be webcast live tomorrow here.


U.S. Senator John Thune (R-S.D.)


Opening remarks for Hack4Congress work session at Google, 25 Massachusetts Avenue NW, #900, Washington, D.C.


April 30, 2015, at 9:40 a.m. EDT

Watch Live:

9:40 a.m. EDT live webcast: