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Study: State governments at high risk for corruption

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posted on Mar, 19 2012 @ 10:07 AM
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Study: State governments at high risk for corruption


That what a study by the Center for Public Integrity, Public Radio International and Global Integrity says.

Not enough transparency, and high risk for corruption in all 50 States !!!


Published March 19, 2012
Associated Press
FoxNews

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – State governments lack transparency and accountability to citizens, and remain at high risk for corruption, according to a new study of all 50 statehouses.

Not a single state received an A in the State Integrity Investigation ranking, a product of the Center for Public Integrity, Public Radio International and Global Integrity.

"It's telling that no state received an overall grade of A," said Caitlin Ginley, a staff writer for the Center for Public Integrity and a project manager on the study. "In every state, there's room to improve the ethics laws, the level of transparency on government proceedings, the disclosure of information, and — most importantly — the oversight of these laws.

"One of the major findings was that even when ethics laws are passed, they are difficult to enforce and lack meaningful consequences for violators." ....

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They all must be taking ques from the Federal systems !!




posted on Mar, 19 2012 @ 10:18 AM
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Doesn't saying they are "at risk of" sort of imply that they currently aren't corrupt?

That's pretty damn funny.

I have yet to see any beurocracy that isn't corrupt. From local trustee groups and budget committees all the way up to the various offices of the federal government.

With corruption is just how it's done.


 
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