Local Government Transparency Act


A bill introduced into the Illinois Senate would establish minimum standards of transparency for local government websites.

SB 37, which is scheduled for a committee hearing today, would expand upon the Illinois Policy Institute’s 10-point Transparency Checklist, with which CB’s readers are already familiar.


Illinois Policy Institute summary of the standards contained in SB 37

Current status of SB 37

Online document repositories referred to in the IPI article, docstoc.com and scribd.com