I am an Ultra-Conservative, Alpha-Male, True Authentic Leader, Type "C" Personality, who is very active in my community; whether it is donating time, clothes or money for Project Concern or going to Common Council meetings and voicing my opinions. As a blogger, I intend to provide a different viewpoint "The way I see it!" on various world, national and local issues with a few helpful tips & tidbits sprinkled in.
In this MSNBC article titled “Where’s my governor? Most aren’t hard to find” it sheds light that as public servants, a Governor’s whereabouts should be known. I think this is a great lesson for all public servants. The people should always know where and what they are doing.
Emphasis mine. Please read some highlights and if you find it interesting, read the whole article here.
Where’s my governor? Most aren’t hard to find
Many eager to prove they’re on the job following
Most of the nation's governors were willing — even eager — to prove they were on the job after revelations that
The AP had problems finding
"Even when he's on a personal day or family time, he still keeps his BlackBerry on him," Brantley said. "There's not a time when he's not reachable."
Impromptu checks by the AP showed most gubernatorial staffs keep close tabs on their bosses.
Besides giving speeches, signing bills and attending ribbon-cuttings, governors must take charge in natural disasters. They command their states' National Guards. And their personal time can become the public's business, particularly when they betray people's trust, Policinski said.
"As, unfortunately, recent scandals seem to indicate, there is legitimate public interest in knowing where a governor is and what they're doing," Policinski said.
When AP asked where governors were, the most common answer was in the office. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal was reviewing bills on the last day of the legislative session. Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry was interviewing a candidate for a judicial appointment.
Even when governors were traveling, staffers had little trouble saying exactly where they were. In
Private events not on schedule
While finding governors through their press offices is easy, tracking them down using schedules available to the general public can be trickier. Most release calendars of public events and news conferences, but some keep closed-door meetings and private functions under wraps even if they're official state business.