New Jersey’s watchdog agency finds the state’s government entities aren’t keeping the public informed the way they’re supposed to. The Office of the State Comptroller finds just 3 percent of independent local authorities and commissions post financial reports online.
More than 75 percent of said entities aren’t posting things like financial reports, meeting minutes and agendas online — because they don’t even have websites, the Associated Press reports. In response, the comptroller’s office will provide access to the nearly 2,000 entities in New Jersey.
Guess this Internet thing is finally catching on.