transparency

City stays course on police bargaining

The Auburn City Council opted to take no action Monday night on its policy of transparency in negotiations with city employee unions. Under current city policy, several stages of ...

We need understandable government transparency

As this is the maiden voyage for Public Policy Analysis, it seems only fitting to begin by outlining government transparency and accountability. After all, if the details of how ...

Auburn to review ramped-up transparency policy with unions

The Auburn City Council voted 5-0 on Monday to send its proposed transparency in bargaining policy to the next stage and get feedback from the city’s labor unions. Auburn Ma ...

Auburn City Council to vote on bargaining transparency

  The Auburn City Council will be reviewing a new transparency in bargaining policy for potential adoption at its meeting Monday. Currently, the details of contract negotiat ...

Auburn City Council weighs making labor talks more public

  Cities across California are trending toward more transparency in their dealings, and the Auburn City Council is preparing to look at a policy that would put them “at ...

Hold educators accountable

Re: “Salary tops $100K annually for 19 administrators at Sierra College,” Journal, Jan. 22: I think it was noteworthy to hear the student body president, Andrew Nelson, state ...

School district an open book

This letter is written in response to the letter by James McKesson on Nov. 21. In order to be transparent, the Auburn Union School District posts budget information, reports and u ...

Our View: Sunshine Week is time to reflect on transparency

Is your local, state or federal government as transparent as you would like? If not, this is the week to ask why. In addition to green beer and colored eggs, March 16-22 is a cele ...