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Washington Times
Jul 03, 2019 07:00 AM

The Washington Times: OpenTheBooks outraged growing budget deficit draws no attention

“Both parties are engaged in a war on math that math will eventually win,” said Adam Andrzejewski, who runs OpenTheBooks, a nonprofit dedicated to transparency in government spending. “We’re not going to tire or despair in our quest to convince elected officials that the math and their own constituents are right.”

Forbes: Trump's Leaner White House 2019 Payroll Already Saved Taxpayers $20 Million

This year, not only did the president add employees, but his total payroll increased from $35.2 million to $41.3 million. In FY2015, Barack Obama’s payroll was much larger: $40.9 million ($44.2 million, adjusted for inflation) with 476 staffers.

Tucker Carlson Tonight: Non-Profit Hospital Executives Raking in Massive Salaries

We banded the salaries of the top healthcare executives in our recent oversight report "Top 82 U.S. Non-Profit Hospitals: Quantifying Government Payments and Financial Assets."

Forbes: Top U.S. "Non-Profit" Hospitals & CEOs are Racking Up Huge Profits

The rising cost of healthcare is undermining the American Dream. Families who are working hard to get ahead now pay nearly $20,000 per year in insurance premiums, deductibles, and out-of-pocket costs for healthcare. Our auditors at looked at America’s healthcare system and found that so-called “non-profit” hospitals and their CEOs are getting richer while the American people are getting healthcare poorer.

Press Release: Top 82 U.S. Non-Profit Hospitals

Our oversight report "Top 82 U.S. Non-Profit U.S. Hospitals: Quantifying Government Payments and Financial Assets" shows the urgency for healthcare price transparency.
Jun 24, 2019 02:00 PM

Top 82 U.S. Non-Profit Hospitals: Quantifying Government Payments and Financial Assets | American Transparency

Healthcare Survey Results

We believe that the utter lack of transparency in the healthcare industry is one of the most important issues facing our nation today.
Jun 11, 2019 07:00 AM

OpenTheBooks Media Coverage Report

OpenTheBooks Media Coverage Report - A listing of our top media hits and a full list of our broadcast, online, and print media from 2018-2019. | American Transparency

The New York Times: New York Is a Noisy City. One Man Got Revenge.

Our co-investigation with the New York Times. Complaints to the city provided no relief, so a Manhattan resident sues companies to stop them from making noise. It’s working.

Forbes: A New York City Rat Invasion

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared war on rats in 2017. His clarion call demanded “more rat corpses.” The city council mobilized and minted $32 million for his rat extermination campaign. The rat war is now two years old. So how’s the city faring?
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