This may not be exactly what you’re looking for, but here in England my employers the Improvement and Development Agency (for local government) are hosting an online conference on social media in local government next week (6-8 April). Local governments in the UK have a variety of responsibilities that cross over some state and local remits in the US. The conference aims to showcase emerging practice here and help councils and councillors make the most of social media tools to engage with local people, save money(?), and improve local services. Anyone with an interest in improving local public services is welcome to join this free online conference to engage with like-minded practitioners and locally elected representatives or share their own successes and challenges.
Also the LGA group (Local Government Association) is set to launch a new service (8 April) that will help councillors to use social media to keep in touch with local residents. Tweety Hall is the latest online development that will help voters track what their local councillor is doing online. You can find out more about it here.
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