Comptroller Tom Shack on Financial Transparency in Massachusetts

One of Tom Shack's goals after being appointed Comptroller of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts was to expand transparency and account for every single dollar of taxpayer's money. Through the CTHRU site, Massachusetts has seen a positive ROI, a huge decrease in public information requests, strong community engagement, and internal benefits. In just 90 days, they were able to rebuild an 11-year old system and have millions of rows of data available for community members and the media to view.

Read more about the Massachusetts CTHRU site here.