Using public data released by the 2006 “Google Your Government Act” (Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act), we quantified $92.692 billion in contracts and grants to vendors of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - including corporations, government units, non-profit organizations, nationally-owned banks, and other entities (FY2000-FY2014).
By: Adam Andrzejewski, Chairman of American Transparency
with Frank Bruno, Research Fellow at American Transparency – Hillsdale College, MI
Dr. Tom Coburn, Honorary Chairman American Transparency
"Open the Books is doing the work I envisioned when the Coburn-Obama bill became law. Their innovative app and other tools are putting sunlight through a magnifying glass." March 11, 2014
Our Report made possible by:
The "Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006"
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) & Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL)
(Public Law 109-282, 109th Congress)
"Is the spending in the public interest or the special interest?"
Sen. Tom Coburn
"I know that restoring transparency is not only the surest way to achieve results,
but also to earn back the trust in government…"
Sen. Barack Obama
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