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In the Green Room: Neb. State Treasurer Shane Osborn

Posted By Gerrit Lansing On June 11, 2009 @ 5:02 pm In Economics | Comments Disabled

In three short years as “Nebraska’s CFO,” Shane Osborn [1] has revolutionized the way Nebraskans interact and keep tabs on their government. It’s called nebraskaspending.com [2] 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. [3]

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[1] Shane Osborn: http://www.treasurer.org/index.asp

[2] nebraskaspending.com: http://www.nebraskaspending.com/

[3] $16.5 billion worth of unredeemed savings bonds.: http://www.treasurer.org/news/tm/rightfulOwner.asp

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