Study: AL, GA earn low grades in political accountability

Study: AL, GA earn low grades in political accountability

(WTVM) - Both Georgia and Alabama get low grades when it comes to political accountability and transparency, according to a new study by the Center for Public Integrity.

Georgia earned a D minus from the group, ranking it 24th out of 50 states.

The study gave the state a failing grade in multiple areas, including executive accountability and lobbying disclosure.

Meanwhile, Alabama earned a D plus, which was actually good for 7th in the nation.

The state was given an "F" in both public access to information and political financing.

To see a full breakdown of the grades for both states, and the full rankings of all 50 states, check out the study at this link.

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