Find model legislation

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Justin Price of The Arizona Republic; Evan Wyloge of Colorado Springs Gazette
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 10 at 4:45pm
  • Location: Clark
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Nearly identical legislation introduced in multiple states, or “model legislation,” comes from national or regional industry associations, individual companies, or policy think-tanks and advocacy groups. Learn how reporters at the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting adapted a University of Chicago project in order to find model legislation in your state. This demo will walk you through every step, so anyone can get started on this valuable reporting.

Speaker Bios

  • Justin Price is a data reporter at The Arizona Republic. @justinjprice

  • Denver-based Data/Investigative Reporter at The Colorado Springs Gazette, focused on statewide accountability journalism. Formerly: The Desert Sun/USA Today Network, Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting, Arizona Capitol Times. @EvanWyloge

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