This section explores innovations in transparency that improve disclosure of information in order to better protect and serve the public. Areas include transparency in areas such as government informational clearinghouses, participatory budgeting efforts, nutritional labels, car safety ratings, toxic chemical reports, and financial accounting standards disclosure systems designed to improve public health and safety, reduce risks to investors, minimize corruption, and improve public services. Also explores the interplay between technology and transparency.

StateScoop, April 28, 2020

In an effort to publicize the city’s decision-making process amid the coronavirus pandemic, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson last week directed the creation of a new financial transparency portal to show how the city is spending money to improve public health.

FedScoop, January 15, 2019
Innovations in American Government Awards, March 30, 2018
Innovations in American Government Awards, March 30, 2018

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