Open-government movement has come a long way

Open-government movement has come a long way

It was ten years ago this month that I began developing plans for what would eventually become the state’s Fiscal Transparency Website — o...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Transparency a must for effective government

Transparency a must for effective government

In establishing the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act, the General Assembly found it “vital in a democratic society that public business...

March 1st, 2017 |  


A veteran contemplates Aug. 18

August 18 is not a particularly meaningful day in the history books. Certainly not a holiday — religious, secular, national, or otherwise. And y...

August 18th, 2016 |  


One person keeps you in the dark

One person keeps you in the dark

Government belongs to YOU, not politicians. You have every right to know what your elected and appointed officials are up to and how government bureau...

May 19th, 2016 |  


On the right side of history

On the right side of history

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July 16th, 2015 |