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Transparency in Politics

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    "Anything important is never left to the vote of the people. We only get to vote on some man; we never get to vote on what he is to do." -Will Rogers

    Right now many bills and resolutions are introduced with almost no time for legislators and the public to read
    and comment on them. House Resolution 554 would require all non-emergency legislation be posted online 72 hours
    before the start of a debate on the floor.
     
    Here's how you can learn more about House Resolution 554, and take action to support it:
     
    http://www.readthebill.org/call/


    MAPLight.org: This non-profit organization's informative data base promotes transparency for the voter in the legislative process and provides critical information to the public to make informed decisions.
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    Transparency in Politics

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    Voters Call to Action on House Resolution 554 (Published Tuesday, July 28, 2009)

    The Sunlight Foundation helps citizens be their own best watchdogs, by improving access to existing information to create greater transparency.
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