Open Government

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.

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Local governments should use performance audits to improve budget accountability and performance

November 10, 2014 in Publications

Performance audits are valuable tools for local government

November 10, 2014 in In the News
The Spokesman Review
Source: 
The Spokesman Review
Date: 
Sunday, November 9, 2014

Governor Inslee on McCleary and tax increases: 2012 versus 2014

November 7, 2014 in Blog

At a post election press conference earlier this week Governor Inslee was asked about his 2012 campaign promise not to ask for tax increases and how that squares with his new calls for tax increases to address the McCleary K-12 funding ruling. When asked what changed since 2012 the Governor said on Wednesday:

Will Dems continue to mock WA voters?

November 6, 2014 in In the News
Shift WA
Source: 
Shift WA
Date: 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Change the deadline for voter ballots

November 6, 2014 in In the News
The Seattle Times
Source: 
The Seattle Times
Date: 
Wednesday, November 5, 2014