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Serena Unrein, public interest advocate for the Arizona Public Interest Research Group, discusses a report giving the state a B in spending transparency. Joining her (from left) are Rep. Darin Mitchell, R-Litchfield Park, and Scot Mussi, executive director of the Arizona Free Enterprise Club.

Arizona has improved its transparency on government spending but has a lot of work to do when it comes to providing information on tax credits for businesses, an advocacy group says. Arizona ranked 19th among states in the report by the Arizona Public Interest Research Group. Read more»

Arizona's new transparency website reveals more than how and where taxpayer money is spent. It also reveals how government operates. The next step is to understand what government agencies really accomplish and get an accurate picture of their performance. Read more»