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Alan Palazzolo

Interactive developer
Alan Palazzolo
Alan Palazzolo is an interactive developer at MinnPost focused on open source software, data visualization, and mapping. Before joining MinnPost, he was an inaugural Code for America fellow in 2011. He has also worked in the nonprofit and NGO sectors, both at home and abroad for more than 7 years. He is an active contributor to the Drupal community and other open source projects, and he is a firm believer that open source is more than just a software methodology.

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Bill explorer
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The 2013 legislative session: What did they pass?

Browse Minnesota's new laws by category, or search for your legislators.

Minneapolis Mayoral Candidates
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Meet the Minneapolis mayoral candidates

Get to know the mayoral hopefuls with this interactive candidate browser.

Legislative explorer
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Minnesota 2013 Legislative Bill Tracker

Follow the status of key legislation and learn what those bills mean for you.

old time cash register. Creative commons photo by Flickr user zizzybaloobah
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Build your own sales tax policy for Dayton's new budget

Can you raise enough revenue to plug the budget gap while leaving your favorite services untaxed?

Budget primer
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Budget 101: A graphic primer to Dayton's budget proposal

Explore a visual explainer of Gov. Dayton's new budget plan.

Minnesota payday lending map
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Poverty level and payday lending locations mapped

See where Minnesota's payday lenders are located, and how their locations correlate to poverty rates.