Transparency and Oversight isn't necessary.
Federal government agencies should trust states to manage the distribution of federal tax dollars. Our strength comes from federalism where the federal government is saying yes we trust states and won't have to micromanage or look over their shoulders.
The legislature has made it clear that any means used to circumvent the intent of the Open Meetings Law, such as proxy voting procedure, secret balloting, and informal polling, are prohibited. La. R.S. 42:14(B).Link
Resources are not unlimited, and when they are diverted for inappropriate, illegal, inefficient, or ineffective purposes, both taxpayers and legitimate program beneficiaries are cheated.Link to Oversight