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    Indiana Open Gov Initiative

    Indiana Open Government Initiative

    Senate Democrats have announced the Indiana Open Government Initiative to improve transparency in state government budgets and spending. Transparency and public access are critical components of the democratic process. Senate Democrats began pushing for action in 2011 to foster better budgeting practices, safeguard taxpayers, promote good jobs and improve efficiency.

    The legislative proposal will include the following: (Click each to learn more)

    1. One stop online public access to track taxpayer dollars in state budgets, spending and contracts.

    2. Corporate accountability for state economic development incentives.

    3. Restrict "Pay to play" for fair competition in awarding state contracts.

    Background on Senate Democrats' work for transparency >

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