Government Acting Responsibly

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Although it is not reported often today, there are many instances of government acting responsibly: within it's means and respecting the constitution. This page is dedicating to sharing specific instances where citizens have observed such activity by the government. If you know of any examples of a responsible Kentucky government on the city, county, or state level, share them here!

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The evaluation chart

The chart we use to analyze these government actions takes into account whether the action was constitutional, transparent, efficient, has obvious ownership, and if it created or reduced the amount of government. The site administrator will place the chart in the page to reduce the amount of work that needs to be done for a contribution. Just contact us if you would like to know more!

Responsible Actions

Louisville Metro Spending Transparency Database

In 2009, the city of Louisville created a spending transparency database that tracks all expenditures that the city makes. You can visit the site here.

Action Constitutional? Transparent? Efficient? Ownership? Reduce Gov't?
Spending transparency site
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Courts Striking Down Website Seizure

In 2009, Governor Steve Beshear attempted to seize website domains related to online gambling. The ordeal resulted in a legal struggle that ended with the courts siding with the owners of intellectual property and denying the overreaching arm of government. Read more here.

Action Constitutional? Transparent? Efficient? Ownership? Reduce Gov't?
Striking down unlawful seizure
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References

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