Public Budgets 101: How To Influence Government Spending
"If you want to know what your local government cares about â€" follow the money trail. That is what the Neighborhood Capital Budget Group (NCBG) has been doing since 1988 â€" helping residents of low-income Chicago neighborhoods understand the power and the importance of influencing government's bottom line. NCBG's goal has been to open up the budgeting process to a substantive public debate on the most important and effective expenditures to improve our neighborhoods, transparency and disclosure about where public revenues are coming from and how theyâ€™re being spent, and more equitable distribution of the public wealth to communities."
Thanks to David Holtzman