Saturday, February 28, 2009

ReadTheBill.org

ReadTheBill.org has a simple and reasonable request for all of our law makers; read the bill before you vote on it. More specifically they want Congress to post all bills online for three days (72 hours) before they are debated and then voted on. They reason that this would be sufficient time for the public and the representatives to digest and understand the measure.

This is a good idea provided their is a vote around potential. If there is a legitimate emergency that requires a quick vote; let them first go on record that they need to pass the bill within that 72 hour window, then vote on it.

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Read The Bill from Sunlight Foundation on Vimeo.

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