Pennsylvania Spending Transparency Moves a Step Forward

The Pennsylvania House State Government Committee advanced HB 1880, sponsored by Representative Rick Mirabito, that would create an online database of state spending, similar to legislation already enacted in 26 other states.  (HT Jim Christiana, who has championed this issue from the Republican side of the aisle).

Elizabeth Bryan recently testified on the need for spending transparency in the Pennsylvania budget process.  Here is our summary of the rest of that hearing.