Best Web Sites on Capitol Hill

“The Congress Online Project will release its 2003 report about congressional Web sites on Monday, March 3. This report names the winners of the Congress Online Gold, Silver, and Bronze Mouse Awards and provides guidance to congressional offices on how to improve their own Web sites. We don’t want to give away any secrets until the release, but we’re certain you’ll be surprised by our findings…”

Best Web Sites on Capitol Hill (Congress Online Project)

While the report isn’t public yet, the Washington Post reports: “The project still considers about one-fourth of the sites to be substandard — only slightly fewer than last year. It is not naming names, but said those sites still tend to focus on promoting the boss, be weighed down by elaborate graphics that take too long to load and give users little opportunity to interact with their representatives.”