Ohio universities putting expenses online

Five of Ohio’s public universities are putting their spending records online.

Ohio's state Treasurer Josh Mandel announced Tuesday that the universities will post their spending information on the state treasurer's online checkbook website next year. Miami, Bowling Green State, Central State, Wright State and Ohio universities are the first to join.

“Taxpayers, students, faculty and alumni have the right to know how money is being spent at universities,” Mandel told The Enquirer. “My goal is to empower the taxpayers to hold the public officials accountable.” Continue…