Government Spending Amounts on Website

AUGUSTA - Mainers can now see where the state is spending their money, with just the click of a mouse.
 
Maine Open Checkbook, is the new open government website that Governor Paul Lepage brought up in his state of the state speech Tuesday night.

Democratic House Speaker Mark Eves said in a statement, he hopes the site will be a productive tool to help Mainers better understand how government works.

Individuals can currently search details of state spending, including vendor payments and employee compensation.
 
To visit the site, click here.
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Kristin Hosfelt joined WVII ABC 7 and WFVX FOX Bangor News team in September of 2012. Pursuing a career in TV news has been a dream of hers since she first stepped foot in a news studio at 12-years-old. She has a true passion for storytelling and loves knowing each day working in the field, will be different than the day before.

She's a California native and a graduate of San Jose State University with a BS in broadcast journalism. She previously worked as a reporter, anchor, and producer for SJSU's student-run newscast, and interned at KCRA News in Sacramento, CA and NBC Bay Area in San Jose, CA.

When she's not in the newsroom she enjoys cooking, reading, and traveling. She's a Packers Shareholder, a cross fit junkie and she's always looking for the best place to get Mexican food.

She's thrilled to be here on the east coast and if you see her around be sure to say hello!

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