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Run a Transparent Government

Budget constraints have stopped many local governments from reaching for transparency — finding the right balance between the cost of making government more open and the cost of public safety and essential services can be difficult. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Transparency can help local governments run leaner by providing more information to more people, with less effort and fewer costs.

This paper offers four suggestions to help local governments increase transparency:

  • Meeting and records management
  • Streaming government data
  • Geographic information systems
  • Video and audio streaming
Run a Transparent Government
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This paper offers four suggestions to help local governments increase transparency: