House of Assembly Launches New Website #nlpoli
Perry Trimper, Speaker of the House of Assembly, announced that the House of Assembly has launched a new website, effective Monday, December 4. The new site can still be accessed at www.assembly.nl.ca.
The House of Assembly website last went through a substantial redesign in 2007, precipitated by recommendations of Rebuilding Confidence: Report of the Review Commission on Constituency Allowances and Related Matters (Green Report). The website was viewed as having a key role in providing information to the public, and since that time has been pivotal in enabling the House of Assembly to establish high standards of transparency, accountability and proactive disclosure with respect to its operations.
Users of the website will still be able to access important information such as webcasts and Hansards of House proceedings, progress of bills, tabled documents, as well as Member biographies, contact information and expense reports. Among the biggest improvements is the use of adaptive design which will provide optimal functionality of most content on mobile devices. There have also been improvements to the organization of content making it easier to find, as well as the addition of new content such as educational videos.