GIS: A Platform for Enhancing Policy and Civic Engagement
Elected officials face the constant challenge of describing complex and intricate policies to constituents. In turn, constituents want to know answers to important questions, such as: how is a policy going to affect our community? How is legislation helping to bring economic development to our district? Has funding been used wisely? For the myriad of policy decisions that legislators face on a daily basis, they rely on accurate and authoritative data to keep citizens informed.