Wyoming Accountability and Ethics

WyCapitolWyoming has not done well in accountability measures. Wyoming ranked 49th in the Better Government Association/Alper Services Integrity Index. (Here is a copy of this index: http://www.bettergov.org/bga-alper-integrity-index.)

Meanwhile, Wyoming received an F grade and ranked 49th nationwide in the Center for Public Integrity’s 2015 study of accountability in state governments? There are several different categories and sub-categories that Wyoming was graded on in the assessment. For example, for ‘Executive Accountability’ Wyoming received 47 points (an F); for ‘Legislative Accountability’ Wyoming received 60 points (a D-), and for ‘Public Access to Information’ Wyoming received 23 points (an F). Here is the link to the Center for Public Integrity’s assessment: https://www.publicintegrity.org/…/wyoming gets-f-grade-2015….