Our View: Government needs to be transparent

 


The Havre Daily News is seeing an occurrence happening more-and-more frequently that it believes is a serious problem.

In any representative democracy — and certainly under Montana’s laws and Constitution — public elected and appointed officials are the servants of the public, not the other way around.

In the past year, some elected and appointed agencies have been deficient in letting the public know what they are doing.

A little more than a year ago, the local fair board hired a new fairgrounds manager without letting people know about what they would vote, what was the result o...



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