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Keeping leaders accountable every day

March 14, 2013

Editor, OBSERVER: This week through Saturday is Sunshine Week, an annual nationwide effort to call attention to transparency in government and freedom of informatio....

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DKexpat

Mar-14-13 8:27 AM

Agree 100%. Our leaders sometimes forget they represent "we the people."

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eagleswings

Mar-16-13 1:20 AM

Employees need to understaand that the taxpayer is their supervisor as well since the taxpayer controls payroll etc.

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localresident

Mar-16-13 8:27 PM

Eagles, if only taxpayers had more influence on the purse strings. School boards with hilarious "contingent" budgets that are pennies lower than the original submission, municipal budgets that don't seem to add up..and really don't because someone forgot to give the water department enough money to buy chemicals to treat the water with, forcing purchasing water from other districts, secret meetings, lack of public notification about issues, etc. surprise visits by auditors would be nice.

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concerned

Mar-16-13 10:34 PM

localres surprise audits would not help look at all the recent audit results with missing money even criminal spending and still nothing happens so why should politicians change?

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localresident

Mar-16-13 11:39 PM

Dk, to most small governments, "we the people" means "we the power-drunk elected who choose to do whatever we please and hire whatever family members we want", no matter how reprehensible / incapable they may be.

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