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State controller planning major upgrade to ‘Transparent Idaho’ website

Idaho state Controller Brandon Woolf is planning a major upgrade to his “Transparent Idaho” website to move it toward his long-sought goal of making the state’s checkbook-level financial information easily available and searchable online.

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Judge orders IDOC to disclose execution drug source, rules public records withheld in bad faith

A district court judge has ordered the Idaho Department of Correction to release an array of documents it denied in a 2017 records request — and included in those documents is the name of a source for chemicals used in a 2012 execution. The judge’s order also ruled the department’s deputy director acted frivolously and that its public information officer acted in bad faith in denying the public records request.

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What’s in a text? For Sunshine Week, the Idaho Press found out

This weekend marks the end of Sunshine Week, an initiative the American Society of News Editors started in 2005 to start a discussion about openness and transparency in government.

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