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Hawaii makes strides in spending transparency

Online access to the state's information rose from an F to a C, a research group says

By Joie Nishimoto

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 10, 2014

~~<p>Hawaii is the second most improved state in the nation when it comes to providing public online access to government spending, according to an annual study released Tuesday.</p>
<p>Hawaii got a C grade, 71 points, in &quot;Following the Money 2014: How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data,&quot; which ranks states by how accessible or &quot;transparent&quot; government spending information is online. Last year the state received an F grade, 39 points. Before last year, Hawaii had consistently maintained a C grade.</p>
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Hawaii is the second most improved state in the nation when it comes to providing public online access to government spending, according to an annual study released Tuesday.

Hawaii got a C grade, 71 points, in "Following the Money 2014: How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data," which ranks states by how accessible or "transparent" government spending information is online. Last year the state received an F grade, 39 points. Before last year, Hawaii had consistently maintained a C grade. Login for more...



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