GIS tool lets Calif. residents find their lawmaker

01/23/2013 | GovTech.com

California's Office of Geographic Information Systems has partnered with the state Legislature to create a Web application that lets users find their lawmaker by entering their home address. The app is part of a bigger mission to connect residents and government through location data. "GIS is one of the most transformative technologies that government can use, and one of my big pushes is just to get folks to start to use geography and taking a geographic advantage to approaching their data," said state GIS officer Scott Gregory.

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