True to one of our guiding principles that government should be limited and as transparent as possible, we are providing the most recent annual payroll for the Municipality of Anchorage. We believe it […]
(Kansas Policy Institute) As revenues decline, local government is faced with the decision to raise taxes, which could risk citizens leaving for better tax structure, or trim and cut government growth. Better budget information could make the decision easier.
Earlier this year, the Alaska Policy Forum submitted public records requests to local governments and school districts looking for any sole-source contracts. While some responses were good, others were not.
GOP legislators voice favoritism for a state transparency website being constructed without legislative approval, citing benefits it would bring such as cost savings.
Supreme Court rules that petition signatures are a matter of public record and should be made available as such.
(Pittsburgh Tribune-Review) Before trillions more of our dollars are wasted in a vain effort to control the weather 100 years from now, our leaders should be much more certain that human activities are […]
Can more disclosure of government data be useful to Alaskans?