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Who is the least techGovernor?

BY Andrew Seo | Friday, July 22 2011

When you think of governors and social media, Sarah Palin and her use of Twitter immediately comes to mind. But, how are her peers currently in office doing on the social media front? Stateline.org researched Facebook, ... Read More

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn Joins Twitter

BY Nick Judd | Monday, July 11 2011

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has joined Twitter: Governor Pat Quinn today launched official Twitter and Flickr pages to provide Illinois residents with yet another way to access and communicate with state government. Governor ... Read More

But Will Gov. Brewer Interrupt Speeches for a Pledge Drive?

BY Nick Judd | Wednesday, May 11 2011

A catchphrase among online political consultants is that the Internet is more than an ATM machine, but deposits and withdrawals seem to be good enough for Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) and other lawmakers in her state. ... Read More

Iowa Gov to Host Weekly YouTube Address

BY Nick Judd | Thursday, April 28 2011

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, a Republican, is starting his own weekly video address, according to an AP item in the Chicago Tribune today. Branstad will be soliciting questions via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, then ... Read More

Master of His Domain

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, March 15 2011

.node_read_more { visibility: hidden; display: none; } div.taxterms { display: none; } An observation: Haley Barbour's website as Mississippi's governor is GovernorBarbour.com (rather than a site hosted on the state's ... Read More

Statehouse Tweets: Incoming Governors Pick Social Media Strategies

BY Nick Judd | Friday, January 7 2011

Source: Wikimedia Friday, if Twitter is to be believed, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley turned into a tweet machine, snapping photos on a BlackBerry and posting them to the social network in order to share his excitement ... Read More

"Dear Director Orszag"

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, April 14 2009

To qualify for federal dollars under the stimulus package, each U.S. state and territory had 45 days from the date of passage to certify that they wanted the money and that they would use it for economic recovery ... Read More