State Integrity news from Wyoming from Wyoming Public Media:
A recent report from the Center for Public Integrity ranks Wyoming 48th in the nation when it comes to accountability in state politics. According to the report, Wyoming and a number of other western states seemed to operate with a live-and-let-live attitude when it came to government, stressing a strong preference for informal societal controls as opposed to legislative actions that regulated oversight.
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Corruption news for Wyoming, from the Wyoming Tribune Eagle:
Senate File 25 would give Wyoming residents better access to public records, its supporters say. But on Monday the state Senate approved changes that would result in a big step back for public access, says Jim Angell, executive director of the Wyoming Press Association.
These changes would “lock out the public from seeing an unacceptable amount of documents that spell out why our public bodies make the decisions they do,” Angell said.
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