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Making Government Operations More Open

Cost versus benefit

Every department, every regulation, every statute, every process in government is undertaken with the assumption that the benefits outweigh the costs. The truth is, the ratio between benefits and costs varies from more than 1,000,000:1 to less than 1:1,000,000. In pursuit of transparency, let every department publish, once a year, a statement of benefits versus costs. While I hold little hope that the numbers will... more »


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