Lisa Stone

Lisa Stone

19/9/2018 · 1 min read · ~10
Why You Should Care About Local Politics

Why You Should Care About Local Politics

There is an old phrase that all politics are local. To modern ears, that may sound like a misplaced anachronism. However, even in the era of strong centralization of U.S. and global government in which we now live, the statement is far truer than...

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A New Website Provides Transparency Into Missouri State Finances

A New Website Provides Transparency Into Missouri State Finances

In a press release, Missouri’s State Treasurer Eric Schmitt’s office announced on Tuesday, August 21, 2018, the launch of a new financial website appropriately named ShowMeCheckbook.mo.gov. The unique and well thought out website draws and...

Lisa Stone

Lisa Stone

26/6/2018 · 1 min read · ~10 · 1
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Challenge Critics of Government Transparency

Challenge Critics of Government Transparency

Criticism of government transparency has pros and cons to consider. On the pro side, critics maintain secrecy increases stalemates, the poor performance of elected officials and government indecision. On the con side, critics avoid the most obvious...

Lisa Stone

Lisa Stone

Thanks, Claire! I'll have to do some research into Sweden's government it looks like! I wasn't aware they were that open. Thanks for the tip!

3/7/2018
Claire L Cardwell

Claire L Cardwell

Lisa Stone - I've read that Sweden's government has the greatest transparency, pretty much the only thing that is classified is a lot of the Defense and Security paperwork. Enjoyed this post

27/6/2018

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Lack of Government Transparency

Lack of Government Transparency

For the vast majority of planet Earth’s human population, living under a stable, non-corrupt government’s rule is something society is far too accompanied to. Right?Wrong.According to Transparency International (TI), an independent, non-profit...

Lisa Stone

Lisa Stone

4/4/2018 · 1 min read · ~10 · 1
The Basics of Freedom of Information Act

The Basics of Freedom of Information Act

Transparency in government is absolutely essential to maintaining a government that is both fair and true to its citizens. At its basic level, government transparency involves elected officials being open, being honest, and being held accountable....

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