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Some Pa. lawmakers tout expense transparency. Their websites tell a different story.

Just 29 of the 253 full-time lawmakers in Pennsylvania post some information online about how they spend taxpayer dollars in their duties, despite many proclaiming, “It’s Your Money.”

By Sam Janesch/The Caucus

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Updated: July 26, 2020 | 7:35 pm

In debate over the limits of government transparency during emergencies, Wolf to veto a bill passed unanimously by the legislature

Bill sponsor, transparency advocates urge governor to reconsider
By Benjamin Pontz

Pa. lawmakers black out details of why they spent tax dollars, claiming ‘legislative privilege’

Redactions in thousands of pages of financial records primarily concealed who legislators were meeting with and why
By Angela Couloumbis/Spotlight PA, Brad Bumsted/The Caucus and Sam Janesch/The Caucus

Trusting News: WITF’s guidelines for editorial integrity

Newsrooms across the country follow their own editorial and ethical guidelines. These are guidelines and best practices that journalists use as a starting point when it comes to things like attribution, corrections, identification of sources and transparency.

By Tim Lambert