good government http://wamc.org en New Transparency Initiative Opens Government Checkbooks http://wamc.org/post/new-transparency-initiative-opens-government-checkbooks <p>Information about how taxpayer&rsquo;s money is being spent can be just a few mouse clicks away. There&rsquo;s a growing government transparency movement that Massachusetts appears to be in front of&nbsp; to give the public a clearer look at how their money is spent. &nbsp;WAMC&rsquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 16:25:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 42698 at http://wamc.org New Transparency Initiative Opens Government Checkbooks Bill Mahoney - The New York Public Interest Research Group http://wamc.org/post/bill-mahoney-new-york-public-interest-research-group <p>The latest round of financial disclosure forms from members of the New York State Legislature will be the last, before a new law begins that aims to open up even further the information the public and the press can view about the outside business dealings of state lawmakers. Mon, 09 Jul 2012 16:15:00 +0000 Brian Shields 42705 at http://wamc.org