What does integrity mean when it comes to politics? According to the Center for Public Integrity, it means transparency and accountability– two straightforward concepts that governments have an extremely difficult job carrying out. A new report from the organization looks at integrity on the state-level– where, with gridlock in Washington, most Americans look to for policy solutions. We’ll discuss the results and find out how Maryland and Virginia measure up.


  • Miranda Spivack Freelance journalist
  • Mark Quiner Director, Center for Ethics in Government at the National Conference of State Legislatures

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