EDITORIAL: Legislative deadline a win for open government

Submitted by LDieringer on Thu, 04/16/2015 - 2:19pm

Congratulations! You were one of the biggest winners of the first big deadline for bill passage at the Nevada Legislature.

How, exactly? By retaining your ability to review government records, which are the work product of your tax dollars.

Legislation not declared exempt had to pass its committee of origin by Friday. Hundreds of bills died last week when they were rejected or ignored by lawmakers. Thankfully, among those fatalities were a handful of bills that would have greatly weakened public access to government documents and made it much easier for bureaucracies to avoid accountability. Continue>>>
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