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New data set published on CTHRU

In a furtherance of its commitment to transparency in government spending, the Office of the Comptroller of the Commonwealth is pleased to announce recent enhancements to its CTHRU platform.

The recent updates to CTHRU include a new data set for more than 190 non-budgeted special revenue funds and approximately 1,000 trust accounts with dedicated sources of revenue. The new data set dates back to 2005, and allows users to visualize how much is available each year in each fund or trust, compared to how much has been spent.


CTHRU is the Commonwealth’s financial records transparency platform. CTHRU offers an intuitive experience for exploring how and where tax dollars are utilized. CTHRU features state spending and payroll data, quasi government spending and payroll data, information on pensions, new hires, and more. CTHRU is available through the website of the Office of the Comptroller, at macomptroller.org/cthru.

About the Office of the Comptroller

The Office of the Comptroller of Massachusetts is the uniquely independent and apolitical overseer of more than $60 billion in governmental and other funding sources annually. In addition, the Comptroller oversees the Commonwealth’s expenditure and payroll management and major audit functions promoting security, transparency, accountability, and service delivery across all branches of state government. The powers and obligations of the Comptroller are generally dictated by M.G.L. c.7A.

We strive to be a model for good government and to protect public resources by mitigating the risk of fraud, waste, and abuse while promoting transparency. Our core values include: Teamwork, Communication, Excellence, Service and Trust.

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