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AUDIT II (August 2006)
Report Card (click on agency name for individual report, or view all)
AUDIT I (January 2006)
A compliance test of 31 state agencies
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• Grading Summary
• Audit Backgrounder
• Auditor Ryan McKee’s Essay
• Proposed Legislation
State Agency Compliance Audit Press Conference
Californians Aware was hosted by Assemblyman Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) on March 14, 2006 at the State Capitol to announce the results of its State agency CPRA compliance audit results.The video includes statements by Assemblyman Leno about the results, as well as his intentions to carry a new bill to resolve the issues highlighted in the audit.
CalAware President Rich McKee discusses the background of the audit, such as how these agencies were chosen and the methods used at each agency audited.
Volunteer Ryan McKee, who conducted the audit, describes his experience with both well performing agencies, and those that failed. CalAware General Counsel Terry Francke comments on the legislation he deems necessary to plug the holes in the law.
Finally, Assemblyman Leno answers questions from the audience, including a question about where the finger should be pointed. You might be surprised by his response… View now
CalAware on the Air
Assemblyman Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) talks with Afternoon Drive news hosts Kitty O’Neal and Jay Alan about the CalAware audit results, and his support for new legislation to address some of the problems. Listen now
Capital Public Radio, the Sacramento NPR affiliate, reports on the results of the State agency audit, including proposed legislation from Assemblyman Mark Leno (D-San Francisco). Listen Now
CalAware on the air with capital area’s ‘Insight’ Good Government: A new survey shows a majority of people feel open public records and meetings keep government honest. Today experts tell you if open government really does equal good government, and where California could improve. Listen Now