GovFresh’s Luke Fretwell has been conducting interviews with various government 2.0 leaders for the past year, honoring them with the title “Gov 2.0 Hero” (see full list). To celebrate the anniversary of the first interview, Luke has declared June 15 Gov 2.0 Hero Day to further highlight citizens inside and outside government who go above and beyond the call of duty and creatively leverage technology to build a more open, transparent and collaborative democracy.
As part of the celebration, hundreds of folks are tweeting and blogging today about their heroes. Being GovTwit, I thought I would chime in with some of my top heroes who make #gov20 so great on Twitter in particular.
Of course there are the nearly 3,000 government employees, agencies, contractors, politicos and academics that make up the GovTwit directory itself, but whether it’s sharing links, provoking thought or pushing out content, here are 35 Top GovTwits you should be following: