Posts Tagged ‘ Transparency & Accountability ’

Dems: Making state government more accountable & transparent

March 21, 2015

Over the last year, the Senate Government Oversight Committee has investigated numerous allegations of hush money, slush funds, black lists and lack of transparency throughout Governor Branstad’s administration. This week, the Senate approved SF 321 to ensure state agencies that save money by purchasing through the state’s master contracts get those dollars back. The Department…

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Dems: Focusing on results makes government more effective

March 18, 2015

As we look for ways to do more with less, adopting evidence-based programs and practices can help. By funding programs that prove their value, we can boost efficiency and accountability, while achieving better results for taxpayers. The Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative reviewed more than 100 state statutes approved between 2004 and 2014, and identified five…

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