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Column: The CIA’s lack of transparency

August 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — If the CIA spends half as much energy finding terrorists as it has spent fighting Congress, we should feel very safe.
The spooks, taking a break from the mundane work of protecting the nation, have lately been turning their spycraft a…continue reading on dglobe.com

Legislators don’t want cameras in every committee room

April 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK The Legislature may not be as transparent in the future as some want it to be after House lawmakers said they do not want cameras in every committee room. Continue Reading

‘Sunshine Act’ proposes ethics commission, regulation of campaign funding

January 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Democratic lawmakers said Thursday they plan to move forward with eight key pieces of legislation that would regulate campaign finances and create special interests transparency, a committee to address redistricting and a commission to preside over ethical charges. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Sunlight needed on lobbying, campaigns in N.D.

March 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Where lobbying and campaign finance are concerned, the small-town way of doing things no longer is enough. Continue Reading