- State websites outperformed local websites with 26 percent scoring in the "A" range, and 60 percent scoring a "B" or above.
- Whereas 28 percent of counties scored a "B" or above and 44 percent of cities scoring a "B" or above.
- School districts had the most dismal grades with only 20 percent of school districts scoring a "B" or above.
- A larger majority of states failed to receive "A" because of their failure to proactively disclosing lobbying data, disclosing how to attain public records and ease-of-use for tracking down data.
- The top five best performing states were California, Illinois, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Washington.
- The five worst performing states include: Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska and South Dakota.
Report Card Grades 50 States On Government Transparency
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