The Sunshine Review, which evaluates governmental transparency and accountability at the state and local levels, has charted the Web sites of Virginia counties, evaluating them on the basis of how much open information they provide on matters like budgets, taxes, and lobbying. The Fairfax County review is mixed. For example, while the Web site provides current and past budgets, there is no information about its lobbyist relationships. The Sunshine Review also provides several helpful links for citizens seeking to learn more about their county government.
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