Wednesday, July 16, 2008

"What's Beshear waiting for?" Wednesday

Insiders close to Gov. Steve Beshear's e-transparency task force say the online checkbook program used by Missouri is the probable model for a similar site to allow Kentuckians to know where their tax dollars are going.

Beshear may eventually show us the money like Missouri does, but he should explain now what all the waiting around is about.

Missouri Gov. Roy Blunt opened up his state's finances to taxpayer scrutiny without waiting around for his legislature or anyone else. He signed an executive order putting Missouri's checkbook online back on July 11, 2007.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Missouri Governor Roy Blunt knows how to lead by example. Governor Beshear apparently needs wide-spread approval and consensus of some type before having the courage to act.