Indiana Legislators push for Transparency Website

GOP legislators voice favoritism for a state transparency website being constructed without legislative approval, citing benefits it would bring such as cost savings.

STATEHOUSE (June 24, 2010) – Senate Republican leaders today proposed the Daniels administration unilaterally move forward without a legislative mandate on a new “transparency website” showing budgets and spending by Indiana state government.

The key GOP senators said the site should later be expanded to offer finance plans and records of Indiana school districts and local units of government.

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