March 04, 2008
"Governor Palin understands that Alaskans want access to their government," said Commissioner Annette Kreitzer. "We are making this information available in the best form we can for Alaskans. We'll continue to refine the tool, and respond to suggestions for improvement."
Online Checkbooks are a growing
trend among states to increase transparency into the financial
operations of government. Alaska's information available on
the site includes:
Currently the information is
limited to payments using the enterprise-wide methods of general
warrants and One Cards. Specialized payment systems, such as
payments made to beneficiaries and wire transfers, are being
evaluated for future publication. There are no plans to include
retirement or Permanent Fund Dividend payments on the website.
Initial posting of the State's financial information will be
updated and posted monthly.
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