Everybody’s talking about “transparency” as the buzzword at the Colorado state legislature this year: even the Sterling Journal-Advocate has taken notice.
I’ve spent plenty of time talking about what happened to Senate Bill 57 and school district transparency. But there’s also the promise of greater transparency in House Bill 1288’s proposal for a state government spending database, and the threat to transparency in House Bill 1293’s sick person tax.
My Independence Institute colleague Amy Oliver joined me to discuss these different proposals at the State Capitol on a 9-minute iVoices podcast:
The last month of the current legislative session will be a crucial time to see whether Colorado – with the Democrats in charge – will take a step forward, or a step back, on transparency.
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