Let lawmakers know you care about open standards, and watch them discuss the issue at a legislative hearing.
This Monday, 26 March 2007, Texas lawmakers will be holding a hearing about adopting a technology policy for which open standards will play a key role. You do not need to be a Texas resident to let lawmakers how you feel about the importance of open standards. Use this form to express your support.
By logging on, you will tell them that citizens and taxpayers care about the ways in which open standards can help state & local government to achieve the following objectives...
- Enable competition and competitive bidding
- Provide for choice and cost saving
- Provide for interoperability
- Spur innovation
- Enable preservation of cultural heritage.
You may also want to watch democracy in action by watching the hearings live, on the Web, beginning at 10:30 am for the Texas House hearing, and 9:00 am for the Texas Senate hearing.