Maine people now have the ability to actually see the Public Information needed to understand how the State of Maine spends tax dollars.
This new Web site is a searchable, downloadable database of Maine’s Payroll, Pension and other Spending accounts for 2006 and 2007.
Search by category to see what your Tax Dollars buy. Do research on state vendors and the state agencies who buy their goods and services.
– Curious about how many Maine State employees make more than the Governor?
– Want to know how much the State of Maine buys from New York companies?
– Ever wonder what Maine spends on airline tickets?
It’s easy to find out at MaineOpenGov.Org