Demand Transparency/Accountability

Openness results in a smaller and less costly government that is more responsive to its citizens.

Each taxpayer-funded transaction should:

  • indicate what the transaction is,

  • its cost and why it occurred;

  • offer an analysis of the impact of the money spent and how those who spent the money know.

To help accomplish this level of transparency, all tax-supported government entities and public agencies should post online within 30 days any and all updates to budgets, policies, practices, plans, check registers, financial summaries, procurements, competitions, special initiatives, consultant reports, lobbying initiatives, travel, full-time staffing, temporary staffing, all analyses, capital purchases, performance metrics, entity metric comparisons to best-in-class like entities, status on all goals, projects and initiatives and status on commitments for improvements, employee pay, benefits, policies and reviews.

Transparency is the first step toward accountability. 


  1. Darrell says:

    I believe that the legit-slators,,and educators should be held accountable in our childrens educations and achidemics.And the law makers,for those unwise decisions made concerning our childrens education.I am talking about those that feel that pushing our children forward,sacrificing a good education as many test results show.Just to get them on through the educational system as as cattle are ushered through through stalls,prouding them with electorial prouding sticks if they object,,because they are unleared and uneducated,which will soon be demonstraited in life as they reach adulthood.walking around with diplomas in hand without,,, an “education” in there heads,left to finn for themselfs.because of the no child left behind laws done away with. “shame on you”,,you had rather hang a millstone about your neck,My name is Darrell G. Gore.I have an autistic son,that is 11 yrs young being push through the educational system.With a lot of kind words,and broken promise’s.He is fixing to graduate to a new level of,, “lack of understanding” in the junior high school.When you take away the right fo a good education,,you have giving up your rights,to complain,about what transpires from those decisions,,,Never complain ,,about what you “ALLOW”.I stand in oposition of taking away our rights as parents and as human beings to hold our educational systems,,and law makers accountable,,i have a sixth grade eucation,,with a nineth grade diploma,,a product of our educational system.I,,, OBJECT!!!

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