Transparency in the Montana government

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Transparency web portals

mt.gov

URL: http://mt.gov/

Description:

  • Official state website. Provides information on the Montana government and its services.
  • Access Your Government section provides links to financial information at other sites.


Montana Legislature

URL: http://leg.mt.gov/css/

Description:

  • Web portal for legislative information.
  • Provides calendar of legislative social events.


Lobbying disclosure information

URL: http://app.mt.gov/cgi-bin/camptrack/lobbysearch/lobbySearch.cgi

Description:

  • Montana Commissioner of Political Practices Lobbyist and Principal Search allows you to search for either lobbyists or principals.


State campaign disclosure information

URL: http://fnweb.isd.doa.state.mt.us/idmws/custom/cpp/home.asp

Description:

  • Montana Commissioner of Political Practices website allows you to search for campaign finance reports in pdf format.

Transparency legislation

Proposed legislation

SB 241

(Track bill) Sponsor: Sen. Joe Balyeat

  • Called "Taxpayer Right to Know Act," this bill would create searchable Web site that shows state info, including state budget.

Past legislation

More legislative information

For more on transparency legislation, see the Montana transparency legislation webpage at Sunshine Review.

Sources

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