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Editorial: ‘Trust Us’ Policies No Way to Combat Corruption

Executive Director Sarah Brune was quoted in this article.

Via – Dispatch Argus

“In the debate over how much of their financial information and business interests candidates should be required to share with the public, there should be no gray area: Everything.

We’re always surprised when leaders work so hard to find ways to keep information secret when it makes no sense to do so if a politician is doing nothing wrong.

As U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said, “In democracy, there should only be one secret thing, and that should be the voters’ right to a secret ballot in an election.”

Sunshine remains our best protection against government corruption.”

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