US PIRG Takes an In-Depth Look at State Spending Transparency

All fifty states now provide some level of checkbook-level spending information online, according to a report by the US PIRG. Just four years ago, only 32 states provided information at this level. Forty eight states’ spending information is searchable—Vermont and California lag behind. Read the education fund’s annual survey of state transparency websites for even more insight into the changing faces of state spending transparency.