Insightful profiles of members, staff, committees, hearings, witnesses, legislation, issue areas, lobbyists, lobbying firms, and lobbying clients. Connections between current and former colleagues will reveal the people you need to support your goals.
Benchmark your organization. Legis1's analytics provides unique insights into legislative effectiveness, staff turnover, staff experience, compensation, issue trends, lobbying clients and more.
Increase Efficiency & Capabilities
Legislative tools will help you understand the parliamentary process and committee procedures, draft legislation, track hearing information, and more.
Who uses Legis1?
Legis1 is a valuable resource for organizations of all shapes and sizes. Users include: Congress, government agencies, lobbying firms, media, public affairs, corporations, associations, think-tanks, universities, and other organizations.
Legis1 has more congressional member, staff, committee, witness, hearing, and lobbying industry data than other providers. Legis1's unique datasets include integrated hearing and witness information, staff and member networks, and lobbying activities linked to legislation and bill sponsors.
Legis1 provides insights into each congressional office, committee, and lobbying firm with unique analysis including legislator effectiveness, turnover, experience, compensation analytics, and staffer network maps over time.
Legis1 tools help members and staff understand their procedural options during markups and aide in legislative drafting preparation.
Academics and Thought Leaders
The Sunwater Institute conducts theoretical and applied research aimed at improving Congress’s institutional knowledge, processes, decision-making, and efficiency. Using this academic research the Legis1 team develops practical tools, analytics, and datasets.
Legis1 is built on over 45 years of history in lobbying and congressional data with the combined legacies of Washington Representatives, Lobbyists.info, The Original US Congress Handbook, and US Congress Online.
We are a Nonprofit
Legis1 is developed by the Sunwater Institute, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think-tank with a mission to improve the legislative process. Sunwater Institute revenue is reinvested into Legis1 to continue to enhance the tools, data, and analysis to provide cutting-edge resources.