democracy http://kuow.org en Who Would You Nominate For Presidential Citizens Medal? http://kuow.org/post/who-would-you-nominate-presidential-citizens-medal <p></p><h2>The White House is now accepting nominations for the prestigious Presidential Citizens Medal, which is awarded to US citizens who exemplify civic responsibility. In other words, they dedicate lots of time and effort to serving the needs of their fellow citizens and actively participate in the Democratic process.</h2><h2>The deadline for nominations is March 31, 2013, but today Ross Reynolds hears who KUOW listeners would nominate. Thu, 21 Mar 2013 19:02:42 +0000 producer 10129 at http://kuow.org Gavin Newsom: Taking The Town Square Digital http://kuow.org/post/gavin-newsom-taking-town-square-digital <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s not news that government can get bogged down by layers of bureaucracy. The solution to cutting the red tape, says California Lieutenant Governor Gavin </span>Newsom<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, is technology. He joins us to talk about his new book <a href="http://citizenville.com/">"</a></span><a href="http://citizenville.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Citizenville</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://citizenville.com/">,"</a> and how to</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;put technology to use to take citizens from observers to collaborators.</span></p><div> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Producer 9186 at http://kuow.org Gavin Newsom: Taking The Town Square Digital