I sent a letter to Rep. Nancy Boyda (D-KS) asking her to take the CC pledge. She wrote back basically saying that earmarks are important... and that's all. Boo. Especially since I went through so much trouble to format the letter all nice and everything. I LaTeXed it and had the CC logo at the top and everything.( Text of the letterCollapse )
First Congressperson to join Change Congress!
Lessig just sent this email:
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Congressman Jim Cooper Joins Change Congress
Last week we launched Change-Congress.org. After that event, I made my first call on a Member of Congress, to ask him to join. I knew he was a supporter of at least some of our ideas. I had come to many of my own ideas about how Congress needs to change after long conversations with him.