Tag:government transparency

  • Peer pressure produces good policy

    If places adopt new policies and get good results — or even just look like they might get good results — policymakers in other places can feel like they’ll fall behind if they don’t follow suit.

  • Outside influence in government

    The following editorial was published in the August 2016 print edition of Carolina Journal: Several members of the Investment Advisory Committee, a state commission that advises the treasurer about financial strategies for the state’s substantial investment portfolio, were surprised to learn at a recent meeting that, unlike many elected and…