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Open the books

Brock Kroening

Vision: “Every Dime. Online. In Real Time.”

Mission: Capture and post online all disclosed spending at every level of government- federal, state and local government across America. We’ve successfully captured over 3 billion public expenditures. We are rapidly expanding data in all 50 states down to the municipal level. Our goal is to map an additional 1 billion government spending transactions during 2016. It’s your money and you deserve to see where every dime is spent by your government.

Founder & CEO:
Adam Andrzejewski (say: And-G-F-Ski)

 

 

 

If you have any questions on using our website please click on this link: How to Use OpenTheBooks

IT’S YOUR MONEY. JOIN THE TRANSPARENCY REVOLUTION!

HELP US CAPTURE “Every Dime. Online. In Real Time. “Goal: Capture and post online all disclosed spending at every level of government- federal, state and local government across America. We’ve successfully captured over 3 billion public expenditures. We are rapidly expanding data in all 50 states down to the municipal level. Our goal is to map an additional 1 billion government spending transactions during 2016. It’s your money and you deserve to see where every dime is spent by your government.

We need your financial support. 
Our organization relies on support of generous donors such as you. Please support The Transparency Revolution!

OpenTheBooks.com is a project of American Transparency- a 501(c)3 non-profit, non-partisan, charitable organization- and donations are tax deductible for federal or state income tax purposes to the fullest extent of the law. Please check with your tax advisor.

We cover every country in the United States> if it is your money you should know where it is goes, we also expand all the way to the island of Hawaii

If you want to help us in the process we take donations. If you would like to donate by mail our address is: American Transparency, 200 S. Frontage Rd, Suite 304, Burr Ridge, IL 60527

We also have a mobile app in the app store called Open The Books, with this app you will be able to see all the work we are doing in the palm of your hands

These are all of our locations of the United States. We have data on 50 countries to make sure everyone in the United Staes knows where their money is going. We have Links on our website that have to show where most of the money has went, for this example, hyperlink, shows the examples of where the money has gone in New York.

 

The data that the site flows from is early 2000’s to present day. Each day there is more and more information on the site we are always looking for money and where it is going

 

How to create a Widget on the website:

Search spending by ZIP code. Click on Federal Checkbook; select your state; key your zip code. Click: Search.

Install Open The Books Widget on your website. FREE. It’s a quick install. Copy. Paste. Search.

To add the “Open The Books” widget into your website perform the following steps:

  1. Select All the Html Code below
  2. CTRL+C to copy the Html Code to the clipboard
  3. CTRL+V to paste the Html Code into your website

If you wish to become a widget partner, please Contact Us for more details.

 

The best part about the site is it helps people find where their money is going which relates to health care and wellness to make sure those people are actually getting there money. To be honest it has all the information about ant of the topics and how much  money goes into almost every topic on this webpage such as abortion, crime and most important it takes about where all the money for taxes are going and what they actually pay for.

 

On Our websites we have news on under the title “News” and here people can find where they need to see if there is a problem with their money or if there was a breaking news on how the money got there

Work Cited:

“For the Good of Illinois.” Maps | Open the Books. Web. 26 Jan. 2017.