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Re: PR's economic meltdown and the Federal government's solution

OldTart
May 25, 2016 12:01PM

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ms411
If spending isn't a secret, please provide link so we can see it. Thank you.

You're welcome.

Re: PR's economic meltdown and the Federal government's solution

ms411
May 25, 2016 02:28PM

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That document takes too long to download, and the title is budget. I don't think there's documentation for spending, though the AG swears govt spending will soon be online.

Re: PR's economic meltdown and the Federal government's solution

OldTart
May 25, 2016 02:42PM

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ms411
That document takes too long to download, and the title is budget. I don't think there's documentation for spending, though the AG swears govt spending will soon be online.

I had no problem downloading it and it is indeed the budget for 2016. If the actual account of spending for any fiscal year isn't yet available online then that certainly doesn't mean that it's "secret" which is what you said. I don't believe there is any law which says that any government accounting must be available online.

Re: PR's economic meltdown and the Federal government's solution

ms411
May 25, 2016 03:52PM

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There's supposed to be some govt transparency/spending website in the works according to the AG. Some states have a transparency website so people can see how money was spent. That's what people in VI want and it's my understanding that the current AG has promised it.

All internet is no created equal. It may download, but it was taking too long for my patience.

Re: PR's economic meltdown and the Federal government's solution

OldTart
May 25, 2016 04:26PM

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ms411
There's supposed to be some govt transparency/spending website in the works according to the AG. Some states have a transparency website so people can see how money was spent. That's what people in VI want and it's my understanding that the current AG has promised it.

And until it's available online then presumably you would get it from the Department of Finance (?). But it's not a secret which was my point.

Re: PR's economic meltdown and the Federal government's solution

ms411
May 25, 2016 04:53PM

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If that were the case, the Daily News would have published. Other people have asked for the spending info and did not receive it.

Re: PR's economic meltdown and the Federal government's solution

STTsailor
May 25, 2016 10:44PM

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I I'll try to download once I have access to wifi. Thanks for the link.

Re: PR's economic meltdown and the Federal government's solution

OldTart
May 26, 2016 06:57AM

Registered: 6 years ago
Posts: 6,524

It took no time to download - and I have just "regular" residential rate internet. Maybe if you're using a 'phone to access as opposed to a computer it makes a difference.

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