California Earns a C- For Government Transparency and Accountability

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A new report from the Center for Public Integrity gives all 50 states low marks for government transparency and accountability. At a C-, California received the country's second highest score on a range of variables that measure states' ability to prevent and expose corruption. Forum talks with the author of the California portion of the report and KQED's California Politics and Government reporter Marissa Lagos about the state's record on government accountability.


Mariso Lagos, reporter, KQED's California Politics and Government Desk

Rob Gunnison, author of the California section of the Center for Public Integrity's 2015 State Integrity Investigation