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July 1, 2015, No comments

The objective of the application is to make the budget easier for the public and local government staffers to navigate, understand and discuss, according to the startup DemocracyApps.

Asheville Budget Explorer app

App aims to make Asheville’s budget more transparent

June 9, 2015, No comments

The application, designed by local volunteers, is intended to make city spending more understandable and facilitate discussions about budget prioritie ...


Behind the Door: A webinar on understanding NC’s open and closed meetings laws

June 8, 2015, No comments

Registration is now open for a free Carolina Public Press training webinar to help journalists, public officials and community members understand when ...

A "heat map" provided by the N.C. Board of Elections appears to indicate where voters without needed identifications to vote are concentrated. Click to view the full-size image.

As voter ID changes approach, state to hold hearings in Boone, Sylva next week

June 5, 2015, No comments

Two hearings on new voter ID requirements will be held in Sylva and Boone next week. Inside: What the changes are, locations where the new law impacts ...