Lawmakers pushing for a permanent ban on fracking in Maryland got an unexpected boost last week from Gov. Larry Hogan, who now says he supports a ban because of the environmental risks.
Technology has dramatically changed the methods of communication in Congress, both among elected officials and with constituents and the world. Over the past three decades, new tech tools have altered the landscape for lawmakers, citizens, activists and the media. We examine how websites and search engines have brought votes and deal-making out of the shadows and explore the future of tech on Capitol Hill.
- Lisa La Plant Information Technology Specialist, Government Publishing Office
- Andrew Weber Legislative Information Systems Manager, Law Library of Congress
- John Wonderlich Policy Director, Sunlight Foundation
Watch: 154 Years of GPO and Tech
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