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    06 July, 2005

    Bloggers in US Local Government

    Governing magazine in the USA has this article on the impact of blogging on local Government in the USA. Fascinating to learn this:

    The Texas legislature convenes only in alternate years. The last time lawmakers met, in 2003, nobody had even heard of blogs.

    Hat tip to Martin Stabe.

    Meanwhile, Congress Online has a feature on blogging in congress - as with the UK, few elected officials use blogs:

    Their hesitance is understandable given the unfiltered nature of blogs and the high workload demands already placed on Members and their staff

    Via Taegan Goddard's Political Wire.

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