Need or want to learn what Georgia government does?
State government probably has more to do with your day-to-day life than the federal government.
So here’s a 40,000-foot-view of what your state government does, translated & interpreted from jargon to English.
Click on it to zoom in.
Yes, it’s hard to read on the screen because it’s designed as a poster!!1!! #DataViz #Infograpic #DataArt #Buzzword
So grab your checkbook, your mamma’s purse or your spouse’s wallet and this artwork is yours, to enjoy in person if you don’t want to study online.
Or just click the graphic to read online:
That is, reporters with help.
And bl.ocks, for hosting D3 snippets
Main source: Governor’s Budget Report, FY 14
Each agency’s website structure: like, what they list at the top and then underneath each category
Georgia Department of Defense 2012 Annual Report (which uses “Guardsman,” which I replicate here.)
The Atlas of State Government is by no means an Organization Chart — it’s way too flattened and simplified.
And I’m pretty nervous about combining journalism & marketing, FWIW. So CafePress does fulfillment & just sends me a check. I don’t know who buys. But tell your friends anyhow. </sales pitch>