Insiders close to Gov. Steve Beshear’s e-transparency task force say the online checkbook program used by Missouri is the probable model for a similar site to allow Kentuckians to know where their tax dollars are going.
Missouri Gov. Roy Blunt opened up his state’s finances to taxpayer scrutiny without waiting around for his legislature or anyone else. He signed an executive order putting Missouri’s checkbook online back on July 11, 2007.