A question from Mack Salinas of Weatherford, TX:
interactive or informational
I was wondering which the two Representatives think is more important to achieve with their Internet sites: communicating their work to their constituents or soliciting opinions about what they should do?
Rep. Johnson responds:
That's a good question. I think both are of equal importance. My Web
page offers constituents an opportunity to read my news releases,
columns and other items that would update them on the work I do. Also
on my Web page or via e-mail, constituents can write to me with
suggestions, comments or opinions. I can't do my job effectively
without constant feedback and input from the people of Northeast
Wisconsin, and hopefully I'm keeping up my end of the bargain with them.
Rep. Granger responds:
Hello from Weatherford, Texas, which is right in the heart of my congressional district. I think that my homepage is another service we provide for the people back home. It helps me communicate to constituents about how I represent them in Washington. This Web site is also an educational tool for the people to learn about Washington, the District and how legislation affects their daily lives. I welcome anyone to visit my homepage at my Internet address: http://www.house.gov/granger/.
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