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Oregon AG Holds Public Meetings on Public Records and Meetings Laws

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Attorney General’s Government Transparency Initiative

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Government transparency is vital to a healthy democracy. Public scrutiny helps ensure that government works for the people and spends their tax dollars wisely. The best way to hold government accountable is to make government records and public meetings accessible to the people. That’s why I’ve made enforcement of government transparency laws a major priority. Here are some major changes I recently put in place:

In the spirit of openness, we are bringing the discussion about government transparency to you. In coordination with the Oregon Newspaper Publishers’ Association, we are sponsoring a series of public meetings around the state in 2010 to get your input….” (link to full AG website: Attorney General’s Government Transparency Initiative)