You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.


New website helps track state’s spending

Massachusetts officials unveiled a website yesterday to help the public track state spending. The “Open Checkbook’’ website lets the public look up salaries of state workers, see how much is spent on individual contracts with private vendors, and compare budgets of different agencies. Officials warn that the website is still a work in progress. Some data - including budget and spending information for the Massachusetts Port Authority, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, and quasi-public agencies - have yet to be uploaded. The website does not include budget information from cities and towns.

Your comment is subject to the rules of our Posting Policy

This comment may appear on your public profile. Public Profile FAQ

Want each day's news headlines delivered fresh to your
inbox every morning? Just connect with us
in one of the following ways:
Please enter a valid email will never post anything without asking.
Privacy Policy
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of