WPC's Center for Government Reform's mission is to partner with stakeholders and citizens to work toward a government focused on its core functions while improving its transparency, accountability, performance, and effectiveness for taxpayers.
2008 Transparency & Accountability Reforms: Searchable State Budget Website and Emergency Clause Reform
Jason Mercier, Director, Center for Government Reform, January, 2008
Lawmakers have the opportunity during the 2008 Legislative Session to address voters’ concerns about government transparency and whether or not elected officials respect the people’s constitutional rights. In fact, proposals have already been introduced to create a budget transparency website and to protect the right of referendum with emergency clause reform.