RI gets a D+ and ranks 5th in integrity in 2015

By News Staff

Rhode Island ranks number five and gets a D+ in integrity in 2015.

According to the Center for Public Integrity, Rhode Island got a D+ on how they prevent corruption. It’s based on laws set in place.

The following are rankings:

  • Public Access to Information Grade: D Rank: 5th
  • Political Financing Grade C- Rank: 9th
  • Electoral Oversight Grade: F Rank: 37th
  • Executive Accountability Grade: C- Rank: 7th.
  • Legislative Accountability Grade: D Rank: 20th
  • Judicial Accountability Grade: D Rank: 7th
  • State Budget Processes Grade: D Rank: 40th
  • State Civil Service Management Grade: D+ Rank: 6th
  • Procurement Grade: C- Rank: 23rd
  • Internal Auditing Grade: D Rank: 45th
  • Lobbying Disclosure Grade: C- Rank: 12th
  • Ethnic Enforcement Agencies Grade: C+ Rank: 1st
  • State Pension Fraud Management Grade: C Rank: 11th

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