Anyone that works in local government knows that the annual budget is one of the most important efforts an organization goes through each year. But getting citizens involved can be challenging. Our two guests on today's episode of GovLove has made efforts to make the City of Asheville more open so that more citizens can get involved and be heard. Eric Jackson is the Co-Founder of DemocracyApps, the non-profit company that created the Asheville Budget Explorer. And Tony McDowell is the Budget & Financial Reporting Manager for City of Asheville.
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