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Our View: Opening meetings to a wider audience is a good thing

 

May 27, 2022



Transparency in government is important.

That’s why we’d like to applaud the Cloquet school board and superintendent Michael Cary for deciding this week to continue livestreaming school board meetings.

Yes, the pandemic is over and many — but not all — school districts and other governmental bodies have stopped making their meetings available online.

That’s too bad. Because livestreaming a public meeting tells your constituents that you want to be both accessible and transparent. That you have no secret agendas. That you don’t fear people being able to watch your meetings and f...



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