• Research Report

    Why Transparency? Creating trust in government

    posted December 16, 2009 by Joseph Coletti
    Open government is just as important in a modern republic as it was two centuries ago. Larger bureaucratic states threatened to overwhelm the ability of citizens and their representatives to keep track of government.
  • Press Release

    Triad governments need more online transparency

    posted May 18, 2008
    RALEIGH – Winston-Salem’s city government earns a C grade, when it comes to making budget and spending information available online. That’s better than the D-plus assigned to High Point and…
  • Press Release

    Triangle governments need more online transparency

    posted May 18, 2008
    RALEIGH – Raleigh and Durham city governments earn C-minus grades, when it comes to making budget and spending information available online. Cary earns a D, according to a new John…
  • Press Release

    N.C. state agencies need more online transparency

    posted May 18, 2008
    RALEIGH – Seven state agencies earn failing grades, when it comes to making budget and spending information available online. Twenty of 22 agencies studied earned no better than a D-plus…

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