"I see this E-newsletter as a way both to meet my responsibility to inform citizens about what's going on in the Legislature, and to save the thousands of dollars it costs to produce and mail thousands of hard copies of the newsletter," Hunt said in his news release, which directs voters to go to his home page, www.housedemocrats.wa.gov/members/hunt to see the lengthy newsletter.But why not a blog?
Hunt said he expects to save most of what he's been spending on postage and printing. House records show Hunt's discretionary legislative expenses ranked him No. 92 in the 98-member chamber last year with $25,373 in spending for travel, meals and other per diem, printing, postage, and other expenses.
Sep 24, 2007
time for legislators to join the 21st century
Sure, an "e-memo" saves money and resources. Sam Hunt knows: