UH Law Library's Blog

September 30, 2010

Sunlight on Federal Spending Inaccuracies

Filed under: Federal Government — Tags: , — uhlawlibrary @ 8:00 am

Clearspending.org, a Sunlight Foundation website, offers a scorecard on federal agency spending.  The site analyzes the spending reported on USAspending.gov across three metrics–consistency, completeness and timeliness–and covers spending from 2007, 2008 and 2009.  According to the site, data inaccuracies account for 70 percent of the total $1.9 trillion in government spending data reported last year.

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