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Treasurer Josh Mandel Announces Launch of the Pike County and Perry Township Checkbooks on
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Treasurer Josh Mandel Announces Launch of the City of Solon Checkbook on

Momentum Grows for Statewide Government Transparency with Over 1,325 Local Government and School Districts Partnering with

Press Release - Ohio Treasurer's Office

SOLON– Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel announced today the launch of the City of Solon’s online checkbook on  In December 2014, Treasurer Mandel launched, which sets a new national standard for government transparency and for the first time in Ohio history puts all state spending information on the internet. recently earned Ohio the number one government transparency ranking in the country for the second year in a row.    

The Ohio Treasurer’s office was joined at today’s announcement by City of Solon Finance Director Matt Rubino.  Solon is the eighth city in Cuyahoga County to post their spending on  Solon’s online checkbook includes over 70,000 individual transactions that represent more than $211 million of total spending over the past three years.     

“I believe the people of Cuyahoga County have a right to know how their tax money is being spent, and I applaud local leaders here for partnering with my office to post the finances on,” said Treasurer Mandel.  “By posting local government spending online, we are empowering taxpayers across Ohio to hold public officials accountable.”

“Mayor Ed Kraus and the members of Solon City Council are pleased to join the long list of local governments throughout Ohio that have made their financial data available to the public through the Ohio Treasurer’s portal,” said Solon Finance Director Matt Rubino.  “City of Solon officials place a high value on the need to be transparent and accountable for the public dollars we are entrusted to spend on the behalf of our residents. is one more option available to the City and interested citizens to further that objective.  It will add a degree of transparency and detail to our financial information that is not provided by our current reporting regimen.  We look forward to making a regular component of the City’s ongoing obligation to routinely and openly present how tax dollars are being spent.”

On April 7, 2015 Treasurer Mandel sent a letter to 18,062 local government and school officials representing 3,962 local governments throughout the state calling on them to place their checkbook level data on and extending an invitation to partner with his office at no cost to local governments.  These local governments include cities, counties, townships, schools, library districts and other special districts.  

A large coalition of statewide and local government organizations have expressed support for and local government transparency, including:

Ohio Municipal League 
Ohio Township Association 
Ohio Association of School Business Officials 
Buckeye Association of School Administrators 
County Commissioner Association of Ohio 
County Auditor Association of Ohio 
Ohio Newspaper Association 
Ohio Society of CPAs 
Buckeye Institute 
Common Cause Ohio was launched on December 2, 2014, marking the first time in Ohio history when citizens could actually see every expenditure in state government.  Since its launch, has received overwhelming support from newspapers and groups across the state and, as of February 19, 2017 there have been more than 909,000 total searches on the site. displays more than $644 billion in spending over the past ten years, including more than 173 million transactions.  The website includes cutting-edge features such as:

“Google-style” contextual search capabilities, to allow users to sort by keyword, department, category or vendor;
Fully dynamic interactive charts to drill down on state spending;
Functionality to compare state spending year-over-year or among agencies; and,
Capability to share charts or checks with social media networks, and direct contact for agency fiscal offices.

In March 2015, the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) released their annual “Following the Money 2015” report and Treasurer Mandel earned Ohio the number one transparency ranking in the country for providing online access to government spending data.  Ohio was prominently featured in the report after climbing from 46th to 1st in spending transparency as a result of Treasurer Mandel’s release of  Due to the launch of, Ohio received a perfect score of 100 points this year – the highest score in the history of the U.S. PIRG transparency rankings.

In April 2016, U.S. PIRG announced that Treasurer Mandel earned Ohio the number one government transparency ranking in the country for the second consecutive year in a row.  Due to the launch of, Ohio again received the highest perfect score of 100 points this year – marking the second time in two years Ohio received the highest possible score in the history of the U.S. PIRG transparency rankings.    

The Treasurer’s office is partnering with OpenGov, a leading Silicon Valley government technology company, to provide residents of Ohio the ability to view and search local government expenditures in a user-friendly, digital format.  “Ohio is setting the standard for financial transparency on an unprecedented scale. We are excited to partner with the Treasurer’s office to bring world-class technology to communities large and small across the state,” said Zachary Bookman, CEO of OpenGov.

For more information or to view your local government website, visit the Local Government option on or click on 


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