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Internet Accessibility an Important Factor in Government Transparency

6 hours ago − University of Missouri-Columbia
COLUMBIA, Mo. - Public affairs experts say easy and constant access by citizens to important government information, referred to as government transparency, is vital for good governance as well as the perception by citizens that the government is trustworthy. However, many local governments suffer from a lack of transparency. Now, University of Missouri researchers have found that county governments in densely populated urban areas tend to be more transparent…
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Internet Accessibility an Important Factor in Government Transparency

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