Perspectives may differ, but the point is the same -- more government transparency leads to more citizen engagement and better outcomes in communities, states, and nations.
Posts tagged as “KansasOpenGov”
Here is an interactive visualization that holds property tax data for Kansas counties from 1997 to 2013.
A bill has been introduced in the Kansas Senate that would end or limit taxpayer-funded lobbying.
Kansas Policy Institute has added more data to KansasOpenGov, its government transparency portal.
New data from the Kansas Department of Education show that Kansas public schools increased their operating carryover cash reserves by $93.7 million in the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011.
Today: Wichita downtown sites draw little interest; KPERS; more flexibility for school funds; despite "cuts," spending grows; Sandy Springs a model; states' war for jobs; shale gas to be topic in Wichita; Economics in one lesson this Monday; voters favor cuts, not tax increases to balance budget; here’s the Kansas data.
Today: ACLU leader to speak in Wichita; information added to KansasOpenGov.org; "The Citizen" launches; economic development in Wichita explained; limits on state agency advertising proposed; Wichita lame ducks to take junket.
Today: State GOP chief to speak in Wichita; Kansas budget under more stress; Education and Medicaid spending protected; Kansas websites to be presented; Kansas school spending, constitutional issues discussed; low interest rates and saving.
Kansas schools, while presenting a gloomy financial outlook, have failed to spend all the funds they've been given.
KansasOpenGov.org provides an easy-to-access repository of data about Kansas state and local governments, giving citizens the data they need to hold officials accountable.
Kansas schools have cut staff and teachers at the same time carryover fund balances have increased.