How our laws are made

Posted to Infographics  |  Nathan Yau

It takes a lot of work for a bill to become a law. It’s a complex process that most of us know nothing about, other than the tidbits that linger in our memory from high school government class. Mike Wirth clarifies the process in his gameboard-like submission to Sunlight Labs’ competition, Design for America. Mike’s entry won top honors in the “How A Bill Becomes a Law” category.

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