Montana Gov. Schweitzer agrees to accountability goals

December 6, 2007

The Schweitzer administration says it’s providing “unprecedented detailed information” to state lawmakers, to measure the performance of dozens of government programs.

One problem, however: It’s not quite the information the Legislature expected or asked for.

“What they gave us are not ‘performance measurements,”‘ says Clayton Schenck, head of the Legislative Fiscal Division. “Really, it falls way short. They have pulled back on the information they agreed to provide.”

By MIKE DENNISON - IR State Bureau

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