State Integrity news for Mississippi from the (Jackson) Clarion-Ledger:
Open government advocates say Mississippi is more open than it was four years ago, when the Mississippi Ethics Commission first was given the power to mediate state meetings and records disputes.
But the state still has a long way to go.
Mississippi received a D+ in "Public's Access to Information" on a 2012 report card from the State Integrity Investigation, a collaborative project led by the Center for Public Integrity, an investigative news organization.
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