Thursday, February 26, 2009

New York State Senate tries a first: YouTube Testimonies

The New York State Senate has set up a Temporary Committee on Rules Reform, and they're opening up the process by holding public hearings. But they also they realize the limitations of live events to solicit feedback from New York citizens, so they're also asking people to upload testimony straight to YouTube as comments or video responses to this video:

They've already got their first proposal on video, from Brooklynite Matt Cowherd (great name). He suggests that the State Senate hold public hearings on all legislation.

Find out more over at The Albany Project.


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