Twitter tips for politicos

I keep saying this: Twitter is where it’s at for a quick summary of the news.  It is a great political tool and slowly but surely, more elected officials are embracing it. Here are my Top Ten Tips for using Twitter.

How to decide if you should run for political office

2014 is now a month and  half old and election season is well underway. Some candidates for the 2014 cycle announced as much as a year ago. Others still have not made the decision to run, but with caucuses on March 20, time is growing short. If you are considering running for office, how do…

Curt Bramble’s caucus preservation bill

This morning in the Senate Business and Labor committee, Senator Curt Bramble presented SB54, officially titled “Elections Amendments“. This bill, which I support, has been in the news lately as a legislative fix to concerns with the caucus/convention system and as an alternative to Count My Vote, a proposal that many say is sloppy and…

John Swallow’s unrecoverable hard drive recovered

The House investigative committee met again to discuss potential legislation resulting from the Swallow investigation.  They discussed several different bills (including one that beefs up the section of code that deals with organized crime!!) but one of the most important bits of information came at the end of the meeting. Chairman Jim Dunnigan spoke to…

The brave new world of digital natives

We have been hearing a lot lately about education funding, WPUs, and one-to-one but we haven’t spent as much time talking about those who really matter: the kids. Those kids who are already in the school system and those who will be entering it in the next few years have a distinct advantage over those…

Top 10 ways to follow the legislature

The 2014 legislature has begun.  For the next 45 44 days, legislators will be debating hundreds of bills.  It is easier than ever to follow along and know what is going on up on the Hill. Here are 10 easy ways you can follow along with the legislative session, which also gives you info for some…