Originally posted by FMFNone. I'm not sure about the exact dates, but they should be made available the day the final draft is given for other congressman to read.
Originally posted by PalynkaTwo and half hours away by Boeing 737. Didn't feel this one in Padang. But was on the outer fringes of the rings of the news graphic for the one in Tasikmalaya a couple of weeks back and certainly felt that one - oddly whoosy and undulating - although it's six hours away in a car. We had our very own one on 27th May 2006 which killed 5,000 including a few of my neighbours. Thanks for your concern.
You're in Indonesia, right? Were you near the quake?
Originally posted by FMFThey already are:
[b]83% Say Congress Should Post Bills Online For All To Read Before Voting On Them
Eighty-three percent (83% ) of U.S. voters say legislation should be posted online in final form and available for everyone to read before Congress votes on it. The only exception would be for extreme emergencies.
Of those who favor posting congressional bills ...[text shortened]... en-reports%E2%84%A2/
Are there any grounds to oppose such an innovation?[/b]
Originally posted by SleepyguyMore and easier access would be great, I support moves towards greater transparency.
I would not only like them posted online for the public to read, I would also like an executive summary in plain English. Better yet, how about an independent body that reviews whether laws are constitutional, and makes its findings public, BEFORE they are allowed into law?
Is it constitutional, for example, for the government to mandate that people bu ...[text shortened]... hat question squared away up front before we spend a trillion with that concept as the linchpin.