open checkbook

WAMC

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts and its largest cities have for several years now featured so-called “open checkbooks” on their websites.  Some smaller cities are now joining the movement to make public information about how taxpayer money is spent just a few mouse clicks away

WAMC

Information about how taxpayer’s money is being spent can be just a few mouse clicks away. There’s a growing government transparency movement that Massachusetts appears to be in front of  to give the public a clearer look at how their money is spent.  WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.