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County spending data now online at SeetheSpending.org

Policy group puts data online for citizens; may sue Hinds County JACKSON – Mississippians can now see the details of spending decisions made by 62 of the state’s 82 counties at SeeTheSpending.org in an easily searchable format. “People are frustrated with the direction of government, and they feel helpless to do anything about it,” said Forest Thigpen, president of the ...

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Show me the money

By Stephen McDill Hinds County and others not compliant with SeeTheSpending.org data requests In talking with the Mississippi Center for Public Policy president Forest Thigpen, MBJ-TV has learned more about the non-profit, non-partisan organization’s most recent project called SeeTheSpending.org. Thigpen, a Delta State alum and former Thad Cochran staffer, says people have gone to the website by the thousands “looking ...

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