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  • In the Green Room: Neb. State Treasurer Shane Osborn

    In three short years as “Nebraska’s CFO,” Shane Osborn has revolutionized the way Nebraskans interact and keep tabs on their government. It’s called nebraskaspending.com and it cost only $38,000 to make:

    I believe elected officials have a duty to show the public how their tax dollars are being spent right down to the last penny.

    NebraskaSpending.com is a searchable, user-friendly public website that discloses how our State government receives and spends funds in a simple and straightforward manner.

    Find out his plan for transparency at the federal level that will bring real stimulus to citizens in the form of $16.5 billion worth of unredeemed savings bonds.

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    5 Responses to In the Green Room: Neb. State Treasurer Shane Osborn

    1. Jeff LeGros, Omaha, says:

      Living in Omaha, NE I was not aware of this site Nebraskaspending.com. I would like to share this with others, not sure how to do this.

      Jeff LeGros


    2. Steve M. Saginaw, MI says:

      Not much to comment on other than…Nicely done!

      A man with common sense can go far in this world.

    3. Jerry from Chicago says:

      I intend to forward this information to my state legislators in Illinois. Lord knows that we need this, but I am already wondering what excuses our legislators will come up with to avoid it.

    4. Lynn B. DeSpain says:

      In order for anything to make sense in the Capital, it would have to come through the /Disney Channel!


    5. Barb -mn says:

      Very funny!

      But seriously this is OUR MONEY. When it's in our hands we know where it goes, when it is taken by government, we especially have a right to know where every penny is going. IT'S OUR MONEY! GOVERNMENT IS PUBLIC! THEREFORE EVERY SINGLE EXPENDITURE IS INHERENTLY PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE!

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