Thursday, July 29, 2010

California Governor calls for public salaries to be put online

More sunlight may shine across California for taxpayers and open government proponents -- perhaps a little too late for the residents of Bell.

"Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger challenged California's cities Thursday to post public officials' salaries on websites.

If they have nothing to hide.

"Put the information on the website so people don't even have to call," Schwarzenegger said in a budget speech to the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce.

The Republican governor said Californians have been asking for compensation information after revelations that the Southern California city of Bell paid three of its top administrators a total of $1.6 million a year."
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