Montana State legislature posts social calendars online
|January 11, 2009||View for printing|
The Montana Legislature is offering its constituents food for thought by posting its 2009 calendar of special interest group-sponsored brunches and mixers online http://www.leg.mt.gov/css/default.asp for the first time.
The electronic posting of the Legislature's social calendar strengthens openness in government, said House Speaker Bob Bergren.
"We want to make sure this (legislative session) is a transparent process," Bergren said.
He said it's also better than a paper calendar for keeping the state's 150 legislators informed.
By SUSAN GALLAGHER, Associated Press Writer
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