Congressman Peter Roskam

Representing the 6th District of Illinois

Roskam Applauds Release of WhipCast Application

Nov 15, 2011
Press Release

Download WhipCast by clicking: iPhone/iPad; Android; Blackberry


WASHINGTON – Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (IL-06) issued the following statement applauding today’s launch of WhipCast, a first-of-its-kind government app available on the iPad, iPhone, Blackberry, and Android. WhipCast is a revolutionary effort in government transparency that will provide real-time information from the House floor, including facts about legislation, upcoming floor votes, and key vote alerts on topics of interest. Watch the trailer for WhipCast here.

“WhipCast is a breakthrough in government transparency and its launch marks an important step in ensuring that the American public can stay up-to-date with the latest in Congress. As someone that values constituent communications, WhipCast will be an important new tool to keep the public informed about Congress. The app will provide a higher level of accessibility and transparency for constituents, helping the public to engage in the political process and provide direct feedback. With WhipCast, you’ll have the latest information on the House of Representatives. I urge you to download it.”