Posts tagged as ‘Municipal Government


Guest post from Ari Hoffnung: Don’t Lose Sleep Over $619 Billion

We're much obliged to Ari Hoffnung, Senior Adviser at Coalition member Socrata, Inc., for this blog post. Socrata helps public sector organizations improve transparency, citizen service, and data-driven decision-making. Ari is a national leader in promoting financial transparency and previously served as the New York City Deputy Comptroller for Budget & Public Affairs. He was also the driving force behind the award-winning Checkbook NYC website.


Big Apple’s Big Data Beats Washington’s

NYC Opens Government Spending Checkbook to Improve Lives of New Yorkers; Doesn’t Measure Up As Washington works to expose the Big Data of Big Government with the reintroductionof the DATA Act, New York City has already solved the Big Data problem associated with its own spending. Checkbook NYC is the cutting edge of government […]