OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on Wednesday announced the launch of the "Oklahoma Checkbook," which provides real-time data on the state's expenses.
“Since day one I have said we need to put our state government checkbook online so the people of Oklahoma can hold their agencies and elected officials accountable,” said Stitt. “Oklahoma Checkbook creates a level of accountability and transparency within Oklahoma’s government that is unprecedented. I look forward to seeing how this user friendly tool helps keep us on track to becoming a top ten state in budget transparency.”
The initiative is a partnership between the Stitt administration and the Office of the State Treasurer.
“Today we are opening a window to let the light shine brightly on state government spending,” State Treasurer Randy McDaniel said. “The use of taxpayer funds should be transparent and readily available. I’m honored to work with Governor Stitt and his leadership team to improve openness and accountability in state government. “
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