Louisiana Bill to create transparency website goes to full House

A legislative proposal to create a transparency website for fiscal matters that would give the “average constituent” the tool to root out “inefficiencies” and “waste” in state government unanimously sailed through the House Appropriations Committee Monday.

Rep. Barry Ivey, R-Baton Rouge, said he authored House Bill 298 to allow people to track how their tax dollars are spent.  The measure now goes to the full House for debate.  Continue…