From TimesReporter.com: NEW PHILADELPHIA — The Tuscarawas County commissioners, along with Tuscarawas County departments, are transparent, according to Ohio Auditor Dave Yost.
Commissioners were audited in March, along with 19 other counties and cities, for their compliance with Ohio Sunshine Laws, or public record laws.
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From The Daily Advertiser:
How well do local government agencies comply with Louisiana's open government laws?
To find out, The Daily Advertiser conducted a survey with help from the students in Dr. Robert Buckman's public affairs reporting class at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
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From The Daytona Beach News-Journal:
The Associated Press and newspapers throughout the state, including The Daytona Beach News-Journal, visited every county’s clerk of court office in recent weeks to see whether each is complying with the law and how much of a delay it is causing in the release of information.
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From The Huffington Post:
Fabled Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis once said, "sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants." If that is in fact the case, then the world as a whole is a pretty grimy place, according to the latest edition of the Open Budget Survey.
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WAUSEON — Sunshine Review, a national nonprofit group that aims to encourage state and local government transparency, has given Fulton County an A+.
The county previously scored a ‘C’ in that area and even was found to have violated Ohio’s Sunshine Law, written to ensure citizens know when officials plan to hold meetings and make decisions.
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