FOI InSight: The latest NFOIC opengov newsletter

From Volume 1, Issue 10 of NFOIC's FOI InSight newsletter: 2013 FOI Summit Wrap-up … This just in: NFOIC in NOLA, from Mike Sherry … The Deliberative Process 150 Years Post-Lincoln … Not a Picayune Problem … Keynote Presentation … #OpenGov Hall of Fame Induction … Digital Dodges and the Email Sleight of Hand … Technology and Access: Promise, Possibility and Perils … Nominate a New Mexico open government hero! …


50 states and no winners

From State Integrity Investigation:

The tales are sadly familiar to even the most casual observer of state politics.


State officials make lofty promises when it comes to ethics in government. They tout the transparency of legislative processes, accessibility of records, and the openness of public meetings. But these efforts often fall short of providing any real transparency or legitimate hope of rooting out corruption.