Govts at High Risk for Corruption
According to a new study of all 50 statehouses, state governments lack transparency and accountability to citizens, and remain at high risk for corruption.
Caitlin Ginley, a staff writer for the Center for Public Integrity and a project manager on the study, points out that, "In every state, there's room to improve the ethics laws, the level of transparency on government proceedings, the disclosure of information, and - most importantly - the oversight of these laws.”
Not a single state received an A in the State Integrity Investigation ranking, a product of the Center for Public Integrity, Public Radio International and Global Integrity.
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