The mystery of the Muni of Anchorage payroll has been unraveled. We constantly hear foggy figures and quotes from both sides on public employee compensation. Well, here is the unvarnished truth for you, the employer and taxpayer, to determine the value of provided services.
(Capitol Research Center) Taxpayers paid more than $129 million in salaries and benefits to federal employees for doing “official” union work in 2009. These federal employees logged about 3 million hours and received […]
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Executive Director Jeremy Thompson explains why Alaska government transparency is a worthy cause.
Alaska Policy Forum breaks down the campaign funding in this municipal election to make it easy for voters to understand.
There are a significant number of positions in the Municipality of Anchorage that are grant funded.
The Alaska Policy Forum has formally rolled out its payroll portal for the Anchorage School District.
Continuing with its efforts to advance government transparency, the Alaska Policy Forum has launched a new portal which allows citizens in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough to view the salaries of its public employees.
The Alaska Policy Forum has launched a payroll transparency website for the Municipality of Anchorage.
The transparency group Sunlight Foundation has followed up on its 2007 list of “8 Principles of Open Government,” extending the list to ten must-do’s for proper public access to information.