Government 2.0!

You may already be familiar with the wealth of information at the official website of Georgia state government, but did you know your state government has a Web 2.0 presence?

Check out these cool Web 2.0 resources to be an active citizen in Georgia!

Tweet Congress

Another cool link from my daily Mashable roundup arrived in my “inbox” this morning:  http://tweetcongress.org/ .

tweetcongress

This resource allows you to see which representatives in Congress are using Twitter to update their constituents about their legislative work.  A “Tweetstream” allows you to see the latest updates from all Congress reps who are Tweeting; you can also explore who is tweeting from Congress by state as well as political party.  If you use Twitter, this is a great way to keep up with your representatives; if no one is Tweeting from your state like mine, Georgia, then take this opportunity to let your reps know you want more transparent government and would like to have your state represented in the Twittersphere.

You can also follow “TweetCongress” at http://twitter.com/tweetcongress and on Facebook at http://ow.ly/184.

Buffy Hamilton, Media Specialist
Creekview High School
http://theunquietlibrary.wordpress.com

http://theunquietlibrarian.wordpress.com

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About Buffy J. Hamilton

I am a writing and Language Arts teacher who loves learning, literacy, stories, learning, dogs, poetry, fabulous shoes, and good lip gloss. I began my career as a high school English teacher in 1992 and then became a high school librarian and 2011 Library Journal Mover and Shaker before returning to the classroom in August 2016.

Posted on December 18, 2008, in Web 2.0 and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. jeneen gabriel

    I just wanted to say, that to save the state economy I feel that the governor who is a very wealthy man should for the greater good relinquish his salary and pay his own expenses especially in travel and that the state senate should take a pay cut and pick up their own tab, rather than ask our teachers, who are far from wealthy to do so.

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