Who pays the bill? Stimulus dollars and the national debt

January 13, 2021 | Colorado Society of CPAs

Truth in Accounting actually had to recalibrate the debt clock on its website to spin faster. 

20 accounting YouTube channels to watch in 2021

January 12, 2021 | Feedspot

Truth in Accounting … About Youtuber … To educate and empower citizens with understandable, reliable, and transparent government financial information.

Time to end the budget shell game in Springfield

January 11, 2021 | Crain’s Chicago Business

My good government reform colleagues at Truth in Accounting, a small Chicago-based non-profit, point to another little-known factor that deserves consideration and remediation

Lessons in governmental accounting from New Zealand

January 7, 2021 | Truth in Accounting’s YouTube Channel

Watch a recording of Truth in Accounting's virtual event about the lessons in governmental accounting from New Zealand, with our experts, including Professor Ian Ball of Victoria University in New Zealand.

Tennessee is well positioned financially

January 6, 2021 | Empower Mississippi

Despite not having an individual income tax, few states are in better position financially than our neighbors to the north, Tennessee. They also happen to have one of the strongest economies in the nation and, as a result, are a magnet for new residents looking for higher paying jobs and new opportunities.

Los Angeles seeks $3.9 billion bailout despite paying its ‘tree surgeons’ up to $207,000

January 5, 2021 | Zero Hedge

The Los Angeles area comprises the Hollywood movie studios, Beverly Hills, Muscle Beach, and a previously booming economy that trailed only New York City and Tokyo. 

Senate approves bipartisan bill to strengthen federal financial management

January 4, 2021 | United States Senate Committee on the Budget

The United States Senate this week approved Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-WY) and Senator Mark Warner’s (D-VA) legislation, the CFO Vision Act of 2020, S. 3287, to strengthen federal financial management. The bipartisan bill would update the Chief Financial Officers (CFO) Act of 1990. That law established a financial management leadership structure, provided for long-range planning, and required audited financial statements.  

Truth in Accounting interview

January 4, 2021 | Great.com Talks With …

Governments always tell us they have ‘balanced the books’, especially in the run up to elections.

Public finance watchdogs say Pritzker’s cuts won’t balance budget

December 17, 2020 | The Center Square – Illinois

While House Speaker Michael Madigan announced an “advisory group” to review Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s proposed cuts, public finance watchdogs said what’s been revealed so far won't balance the budget.

Illinois gets low marks on financial transparency, watchdog group says

December 16, 2020 | The Center Square – Illinois

Illinois ranks as one of the least financially-transparent states in the nation.

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