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Legislation 2.0

Things are changing. The old ways of thinking about “government information” are becoming obsolete at Internet Speed. Check out this:

  • Dick Durbin embraces community to help draft broadband legislation. David All, July 31, 2007.
    “I’m a Republican, so I must say I was somewhat shocked when I heard that
    Democratic Senator Dick Durbin was going to be posting at the popular
    conservative outpost, Redstate, about how best to write legislation for a
    national broadband strategy. But he has….[I]sn’t it great that citizens now have the same access to the process as the lobbyists?”
  • Legislation 2.0: A conversation with RedState. Dick Durbin, July 31, 2007.YouTube
    “I think this is a unique experiment in transparent government and an
    opportunity to demonstrate the democratic power of the internet. If we¹re
    successful, it could become a model for the way legislation on health care,
    tax policy or education is drafted in the future.”
  • What should we include in our national broadband strategy?, Dick Durbin, Redstate.

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