The Sunlight Foundation just released its legislative transparency report card as part of “Sunshine” week, a week dedicated to calling attention to the need for greater transparency in government. The Massachusetts Legislature received a … [Read more...]
New Video: Governor Patrick & JT nailed the issues yesterday.
This video is a wake up call Moderates who are considering a GOP/Tea Party vote and to Dems who mamby-pamby the evil that the GOP represents. It is long, but worth every second to view. Sometimes it takes a while to thoroughly explain an … [Read more...]
Let it shine, let it shine, let it shine!
According to statistics from the Pew Research Center, 74% American adults use the Internet and nearly 59% of those individuals use it to visit a government website. There are no statistics, however, for what these visits yield. In early … [Read more...]
Boston City Council Pleading Guilty to Open Meeting Charges
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 Post about Council Pleading Guilty to Open Meeting Charges http://electkevin.blogspot.com... electkevin.blogspot.com/2008/09/post-about-council-pleading-guilty-to.html … [Read more...]
A want ad I never thought I would see
I was browsing Craigslist and came across this job posting. I do not agree with the premise that legislators should simply be delegates slavishly following the expressed preferences of their constituents. I also think Mr. … [Read more...]
failure of the Boston Finance Commission to comply… Commission meeting minutes.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts William Francis Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth Public Records Division http://www.sec.state.ma.us/arc... Alan N. Cote Supervisor of Records email pre at sec.state.ma.us June 13, 2006 SPR08/026 The … [Read more...]
Governmental bodies are required to keep accurate written minutes of all of their meetings.
ENSE PETIT PLACIDAM SVB LIBERTATE QVIETEM http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F... http://en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/Flag_of_Massachusetts The Commonwealth of Massachusetts William Francis Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth Public Records … [Read more...]
Why you should care about Microsoft and their OOXML
OOXML is Microsoft's spec. It was not developed out of the goodness of MS; it was done only because they thought they would lose market share. It is riddled with so many errors that they have had to stack with their own lackeys the … [Read more...]