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1/16/2020

Union Township Joins OhioCheckbook.com

COLUMBUS – Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague today announced that Union Township (Belmont County) has joined OhioCheckbook.com. 

“We are excited to partner with Union Township on this important initiative,” said Treasurer Sprague. “We know that by giving residents an inside look at local government spending, they will take a greater interest in the decisions that have a lasting impact on their communities.”

Union Township is the fifth township in Belmont County to join OhioCheckbook.com. The township’s online checkbook includes more than 4,100 individual transactions that represent over $3.4 million in spending from 2013 through 2018.

“We feel it is important that this information be accessible to the public,” said the Union Township Board of Trustees in a joint statement. “We believe it is their right to know how their hard-earned money is spent.”

Since its launch, OhioCheckbook.com has garnered the interest of those hoping to learn more about how Ohio’s tax dollars are spent.

You can learn more about Union Township by visiting their page on the Ohio Checkbook. To access another local government website, visit the Local Government option on OhioCheckbook.com.

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Robert Sprague became Ohio’s 49th Treasurer of State on January 14, 2019, bringing to the office his extensive experience working on financial matters in both the public and private sectors. Under Treasurer Sprague’s direction, the office manages the state’s $20 billion investment and $10 billion debt portfolios, collects and deposits all state revenues, and oversees custodial assets. 

 

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