Search the United States Government checkbook since the year 2000. $31 Trillion in spending. The app also contains five year salary histories for 2.2 million federal employees and the last four years of all farm subsidies.
Hyper-localize all federal spending by using your current GPS location, setting a custom location by zip code, or search by a vendor name or employee's last name.
In addition, with this app you can find the salary history of all Illinois government employees from virtually every level of government.
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We are a network of tens of thousands of Illinoisans, from all walks of life, who believe that public policy should rest on two principles: transparency and accountability.
As US Senator Everett Dirksen said, "When I feel the heat, I see the light." With courtesy and respect, citizens should hold their elected officials accountable.
The need for transparency has never been greater. Americans have never been more willing. Now is the time to stand up and be heroes.