NEW YORK — Lawmakers across the country, including the Republicans who took control in many states this year, say they want more openness in government. But a survey of all 50 states by The Associated Press found efforts to boost openness often are being thwarted by old patterns of secrecy.
AP survey shows obstacles to open government
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