Apparently, but not too surprisingly, the lobbyists for the education establishment are looking for a way to kill the bill without looking like they oppose transparency. The COST blog exposes the details.
School districts can use low-cost technology to place expenditures and revenues online in a searchable format; that excuse has been worn thin. So I guess it’s time to resort to other ineffective arguments, along with procedural tactics and other technicalities.
What about the people’s lobby? Will they turn out again to speak out for their right to see how their tax dollars are being spent? House Education Committee on Thursday, March 19 at 1:30 p.m.