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A Former Engine of the G.O.P., the Town Hall Meeting, Cools Down

A Former Engine of the G.O.P., the Town Hall Meeting, Cools Down | Public Engagement | Scoop.it
Though Republicans in recent years have harnessed the power of these open mic, face-the-music sessions, people from both parties say they are noticing a decline in the number of meetings.
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“We’ve lost that Rockwell image of citizen participation in democracy.”

 

It's time for a new kind of public engagement.

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California Legislature faces raft of bills on volatile issues

California Legislature faces raft of bills on volatile issues | Public Engagement | Scoop.it
SACRAMENTO — State lawmakers, back from their summer break and starting their final month in session, have a lengthy to-do list that features such politically volatile issues as environmental rules, gun control and immigration.
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Can solid, sincere engagement with constituents prevent potential for chaos from becoming reality?

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