[Publisher's Note: As part of an ongoing effort to bring original, thoughtful commentary to you here at the FlashReport, we are pleased to present this column from Asm. Shannon Grove.]
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Pundits and politicians talk a lot about the importance of modernizing state government and making it more open and accountable to the people it serves. Republicans in the State Assembly agree and recently took several concrete steps to do so.
We recently introduced a package of bills that would modernize the legislative calendar, bring stability to the state budgeting process and increase transparency. These measures would make government more responsive and help restore the public’s trust in its government. We urge the stodgy Democrat majority to seriously consider these reforms – and the public to text and tweet their legislators in support.
Leading by example, last week we… Read More