California's Office of Geographic Information Systems has partnered with the state legislature to create a Web app that lets users find their lawmaker by entering their home address. The application is part of a bigger mission to connect citizens and government through location data. "GIS is one of the most transformative technologies that government can use, and one of my big pushes is just to get folks to start to use geography and taking a geographic advantage to approaching their data," said state GIS officer Scott Gregory.

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