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Controller's Data Websites Promote Government Transparency

“Notice to Our Website Visitors - Due to server maintenance at our website host (the state’s Office of Technology Services), the Controller’s data sites may be unavailable for up to 30 minutes, Friday, February 15, 2019, and Friday, February 22, 2019, between the hours of 6 p.m. and 1 a.m. Pacific Time. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and we will update this message if this schedule changes. – The Controller’s Web Support Team”

    The Controller offers three easy-to-use data sites to help people learn more about the spending and accounting of taxpayer dollars at the state and local level.

    Government Compensation in California

    Government Compensation in California

    Includes pay information for public employee positions in cities, counties, special districts, state agencies, Superior Courts, First 5 Commissions, Fairs and Expositions, K-12 education providers, University of California, California State University, California Community Colleges, legislators, and state elected officials. Visit the site

    Track Prop 55 application

    Track Prop 55

    Track every dollar raised by Proposition 55 for public schools, where it was allocated, how it will be spent, and whether it was used in accordance with the law. Visit the site


    Government Financial Reports

    Created with the public and researchers in mind, this site puts 12 years of detailed financial data from 58 California counties and more than 450 cities at your fingertips. Also included is 11 years of pension-related information for state and local government pension plans. Visit the site