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Jul 18, 2019 10:00 AM

NBC Miami: Report Sheds Light on Broward Superintendent Robert Runcie Salary, Expenses & Perks

A new report is shedding light on Broward Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie's expenses and is questioning whether taxpayers are wasting money on "unnecessary travel, lobbying activities, perks" and his "super-sized" salary.
Jul 18, 2019 07:45 AM

USA Today: New York City Removed 110 Trash Cans. Now Garbage is Overflowing and the Rats are 'Running Wild'

According to the New York Times, rat complaints have risen from 12,617 in 2014 to 17,353 last year. That's a 38% jump citywide — and comes even after Mayor Bill de Blasio allocated $32 million in 2017 to reduce the number of the rodents.
Jul 18, 2019 07:00 AM

Casper Star Tribune: Wyoming Launches Searchable Government Transparency Site

Wyoming has launched a new government financial transparency website.
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.
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