Massachusetts Slips In Rankings Of Government Spending Websites
Massachusetts earned a B-minus grade for online transparency in public spending, according to new findings by a consumer watchdog.
The Massachusetts government spending website called CTHRU ranked in a tie for 17th in the new 50-state survey by the Public Interest Research Group.
WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Deirdre Cummings, Consumer Program Director for MassPIRG.
In response to the watchdog group’s latest ranking of the state’s spending website, Massachusetts Comptroller Tom Shack said in a statement that he is proud of the state’s accomplishments to expand transparency and accountability.