Santa Fe, N.M., Launches Open Data Spending Portal

The city of Santa Fe on Wednesday launched a new website that officials say gives the public “unprecedented access to city budget data.”

The online transparency portal comes as City Hall continues to face criticisms over a budget gap of up to $15 million that led to service cuts and fee hikes for the current fiscal year. It also follows scathing reviews of the city’s management of a $30 million bond program for park improvement projects. Continue…