In short, good governance is a reflection of the majority will of the electorate and HB 2721 would allow that by taking it out of the hands of elected officials
and putting it back in the hands of the voters where it belongs.
Needless to say, elected officials
also owe the people competence.
The features are additions to the "Town Hall" feature released in March to help Facebook users find their elected officials
and connect with them over the social media site and app.
Since council expenses per elected official
rise significantly in all three cases, it can be said that the remaining council members require more resources to accomplish their work, a finding that is consistent with the professionalization hypothesis.
But, after almost no pay increases for county elected officials
since 2008, the commission found the three positions lagging the furthest behind comparable counties.
Gale Lively, citizen advocate and member of the of the NAA Key Contacts program, explains the power of grassroots advocacy: "Over the years, I have realized that oftentimes, I have been called upon as a resource of information by elected officials
. Unlike a lobbyist, I am a first-person source of information.
Most of these elected officials
serve local governments and small political subdivisions.
If an elected official
is successfully recalled, he/she may not be appointed to any town office for two years.
Added McCarthy: "We have the most serious commitment to building a final publication that is worthy of the elected officials
and informed citizens whom it is intended to serve and educate.
Cuomo has directed the Insurance Department to issue permanent regulations banning placement agents, lobbyists and, for the first time, elected officials
from any pension fund business.
Mike Fasano, R-New Port Richey, calls for amendments to two Florida Statutes which would modify the formula used to determine taxpayer-funded pensions for elected officials
, including Supreme Court justices, district court of appeal judges, circuit judges, and county court judges.
It's important to remember that each elected official
got to where they are because they have a quality that a majority of their constituents appreciate.