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Fri., April 18, 2014, 1:21 p.m.

Edit: An ‘F’ In Spending Transparency

Once again Idaho ranks near the bottom compared to the other 49 states. This time, the Gem State is one of three that earned an F for government transparency in how public money is spent. Idaho, California and Alaska all failed in a U.S. Public Interest Research Group study on transparency, according to a Boise State Public Radio report. And the rating occurred after the launch of the Transparent Idaho website. (U.S. PIRG, a private consumer interest group, had given Idaho a C rating in 2013.) The new website just isn't user friendly/Murf Racquet, Moscow-Pullman Daily News Editorial Board. More here.

Question: Hey, at least we Idahoans don't watch much online porn, right?




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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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