Three Ohio colleges and universities post spending data on OhioCheckbook.com

From The Plain Dealer Three Ohio colleges and universities put their expenditures on OhioCheckbook.com on Tuesday — one year after state Treasurer Josh Mandel announced five schools would join the effort. Mandel said Tuesday the schools’ differing accounting systems and Continue reading Three Ohio colleges and universities post spending data on OhioCheckbook.com

Canton Repository editorial: Don’t turn out grow light, err on side of transparency

Canton Repository Editorial When Ohio’s new medical marijuana law officially took effect in September, we urged local governments to prepare for the onslaught of potential processing facilities, dispensaries and other marijuana-related businesses that could crop up in their communities. We Continue reading Canton Repository editorial: Don’t turn out grow light, err on side of transparency

Analysis of Ohio Supreme Court cases shows increased support for open government issues

The Ohio Supreme Court issued rulings more favorable to the position of open government advocates during the past two years than during the previous five years, according to an analysis by the Ohio Coalition for Open Government (OCOG). During the Continue reading Analysis of Ohio Supreme Court cases shows increased support for open government issues