Montana transparency legislation

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Transparency legislation proposed in Montana.

2009

See also: Montana Public Records Act and Montana state budget

Senate Bill 241[1] the "Taxpayer Right to Know Act." This bill seeks to create a searchable online database of all state incomes and expenditures. On February 12, 2009 the bill passed (as amended) 9-2.

- Transparency legislation for 2009 is dead at the state level. See a post mortem explaining how political gamesmanship trumped the public good, and how transparency's main advocate - The Montana Policy Institute - was dragged through the mud on the House floor here: https://web.archive.org/web/2/http://www.montanapolicy.org/main/article.php?article_id=47

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