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“Special districts” are government entities that exist outside of traditional forms of general purpose local and state governments. Sometimes known as authorities or quasi-public agencies,...

Apr 25, 2017 Blog Post

Trumpism exists on the edge of the map where the dragons are. Beyond that, there’s nothing.

Nov 11, 2016 Blog Post

Starting this fall, 16- and 17-year-olds will be eligible to "preregister" to vote, so when they turn 18 they will automatically be listed on voter...

Oct 4, 2016 Blog Post
Building a More Inclusive Democracy by Preregistering California's Youth

Starting in the fall of 2016, 16- and 17-year-olds in California will be allowed to “preregister” to vote, ensuring that they are listed on the...

Sep 26, 2016 Report

In order for humans to continue to prosper, our society must take action to curb global warming. Our new report, Carbon-Cutting Success Stories, shows that...

Sep 23, 2016 Blog Post
Online Budget Transparency in Local Government

Municipalities across the country have been moving toward making their checkbooks easily accessible to the public by posting government spending information through on-line transparency portals....

Sep 14, 2016 Report

Gamification of public policy choices and dilemmas isn’t just for recreation. Getting large numbers of people to play such games can support richer, more informed,...

Jun 1, 2015 Blog Post

Washington state debuted its online checkbook last week, joining the Transparency 2.0 movement and giving Evergreen Staters the ability to monitor many aspects of government...

Jan 11, 2012 Blog Post

From city halls to Capitol Hill, Frontier Group’s research lent critical support to campaigns on issues ranging from government accountability to global warming, while also...

Dec 14, 2011 Blog Post

Frontier Group's new report about the potential pitfalls associated with privatizing traffic law enforcement is receiving national media attention.

Oct 27, 2011 Blog Post

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