Randy Evans: Too many government boards refuse to offer the virtual access that has become a part of everyday life for many Iowans.
In my day job, I wear the hat of the executive director of the Iowa Freedom of Information Council. This nonprofit, nonpartisan organization has been around for 40-plus years.
We advocate on behalf of the public and journalists for government transparency and accountability to the people of this state.
Periodically, I speak to groups of government employees and elected officials. One question that often comes up in those settings and in individual conversations with government leaders is some version of, “How are we doing?”
These days, this is what I tell them if they ask.Continue Reading...