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  1. The City of Boston is hiring civic hackers! #job #gov20 @newurbanmechs
  2. @chivalry, we need designers, data scientists, researchers, and project managers too!
  3. Turn facts into functional tools. Turn big data into big results. Apply for a 2013 @codeforamerica fellowship: #job
  4. "I @codeforamerica because I want to make the world more beautiful - an open & efficient gov is beautiful indeed."
  5. The @codeforamerica team is looking for a Fundraising Director. Know any rock stars? Apply here: #job
  6. Listen to @pahlkadot live on the Mike Huckabee show right now! #gov20
  7. “It’s public data. It’s reasonable to think this should be available to the public.” @MayorReichert #opengov
  8. Government is an enterprise of people serving people. This isn’t news but it is often overlooked. @newurbanmechs #gov20