LOS ANGELES (CBS) — State Controller John Chiang has unveiled a new Web site listing the salary, pension benefits and other compensation for nearly 600,000 city and county employees throughout California.

In August, Chiang announced new requirements for cities and counties to submit wage and compensation data to his office.

“The absence of transparency and accountability invites corruption, self-dealing, and the abuse of public funds,” said Chiang. “This website will help taxpayers scrutinize local government compensation and force public officials to account for how they spend public resources.”

For more information, visit the California State Controller’s Office.

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Comments (3)
  1. Red says:

    copy catter…all he did was re-post what individual cities and counties have already posted on their own sites…why doesn’t he post the salaries for STATE employees, seeing as how he’s the STATE controller? come on, john…tell us something NEW!

    1. Jimmie says:

      Do some research before you blast someone for not doing something. State Employee salaries are already on the internet. Goto http://www.sacbee.com/statepay and you can find any California State Employee’s pay and history.

  2. CLee says:

    Now my wife knows my salary

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