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Friday, April 16, 2010

Kentucky Gets an "A" in Online Transparency for Government Spending Info

The U.S. Public Interest Research Group gave Kentucky top marks for effectiveness in providing online access to government spending information. Kentucky was the only state to earn an "A" in the category. Kentucky updates information twice daily on state agency budgets, salary information for state employees, and databases for grants, contracts, and line-item expenditures.

At least 32 states currently provide online access to government expenditures.

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