Bills seek financial transparency from licensing boards, AHSAA

MONTGOMERY — An Alabama lawmaker wants the state’s more than 100 licensing boards, the groups that regulate professionals from contractors to medical personnel, to provide public accountings of their revenue and spending, which he said is millions of dollars a year.

A separate bill would require regular audits of the Alabama High School Athletic Association.

Rep. Chris Pringle’s House Bill 61 would require the expenditures of the boards, including contracts and grants, be published on their websites. (Read more here…)