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Greetings GovLoopers!

In light of Nicole Crane's previous blog post, I'm inspired to ask for your help.

Next week, I am delivering a webinar on Web 2.0 and government for the California Certified Public Manager Program. To date, my presentation has included mostly Federal examples. Since the audience will be state and local employees, I'd like to include 2-3 examples for each tool that is directly relevant to them. Over the weekend, I received some great examples from Adriel Hampton, who is located in San Francisco, and quickly generated a couple others. So here's where I stand (which appears to be on one leg!):

All I need and more at

State of California
Mayor of San Francisco, Gavin Newsom
Debra Bowen, California Secretary of State

State of Rhode Island
Debra Bowen, California Secretary of State

Debra Bowen, California Secretary of State





We could share ideas here....but we should also incorporate them into Mike Kujawski's wiki to create a central place for examples at all levels of government.

Thank you very much in advance!

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Comment by Steven Clift on October 7, 2009 at 11:24am
You'll find lots of examples here:

And: How the Internet Can Support Government Transparency and Citizen Engagment Presentation – By Steven Clift at NewsOut.Org Conference – 2009


Also check out:
Comment by Andrew Krzmarzick on May 30, 2009 at 2:09pm
For those folks who are finding this blog post, I want to make you aware of the comments in this discussion forum over in the MuniGov group as well.
Comment by Molly Butler on May 22, 2009 at 10:38am
The Massachusetts Departmet of Public Health has a blog:
We also use Twitter (MassDPH) , (MassinMotion) for our wellness program and our governor also tweets(MassGovernor)

Hope this helps
Comment by Rico Singleton on April 30, 2009 at 11:32am
New York State twitter - @NYStateCIO,

Facebook -
Comment by John Zyskowski on March 19, 2009 at 9:42am
The public library in Loudon County Virginia operates this wiki:
Comment by Greg Berry on March 18, 2009 at 11:33pm
Andrew, my upcoming GovLoop Project of the Week will focus on local government websites that have Gov20/Web20 enabled. Any resources you could provide would be much appreciated! munigov 20 is a great site. There also is a list of government entities using twitter at:
Comment by Brian Gryth on March 16, 2009 at 5:11pm
It is far too late for your presentation, but here are a few more State and Local governments use Web 2.0 for the future:

State: @coloradogov (Colorado State Government Portal), @cdotmedia (Colorado Department of Transportation), @vermontgov (Vermont), @SCGOV (Soutn Carolina), @UtahGov (Utah), @ehawaiigov (Hawaii), @ksgovernment (Kansas), @kygov (Kentucky), @alabamagov (Alabama), @www_maine_gov (Maine), @IdahoCommerce (Idaho Dept. Commerce)

City: @crgov (Castle Rock, Colorado), @cityofcpn (Castle Pine North, Colorado), @OrlandoFL (Orlando, Florida), @DCLcolorado (Douglas County Libraries, Colorado)

Denver Public Library
Denver City and County Parks & Recreation

Colorado Government (if it works, I had trouble at first) -
Denver Parks and Recreation -
Colorado Legislature – Office of Legislative and Legal Services -
Comment by Ingrid Koehler on February 17, 2009 at 7:57am
Here's a UK list of Public sector tweeters and a league table of their various follower numbers I'm sure that won't bring out the spirit of competitiveness....

btw - follow me @ingridk but not the guy who is beating me by 2 followers @carlhaggerty (although he is a very nice guy and knowledgeable)
Comment by Andrew Krzmarzick on February 9, 2009 at 9:29am
Thanks, Valerie - By the way, have you connected with Sarah Bourne? Please see her comments above...just trying to facilitate a connection if there isn't one! - Andy
Comment by Valerie McKay on February 8, 2009 at 9:42pm

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