Rhode Island's Daily Cash Flow on…Twitter?

Posted by andreaitis on March 31, 2009

Yes, it’s true.  A press release went out yesterday with this announcement, and for better or worse  Rhode Island is showing us the money:

So, which is it: better or worse?

General Treasurer Frank T. Caprio announced today that the Office of the Rhode Island General Treasurer will now be using Twitter to broadcast the State’s daily cash flow on a real-time, daily basis.

Cash flow is a measure of Rhode Island’s financial health. Each day’s publication or “tweet” will highlight the gross revenues and expenditures of the General Fund. “In layman’s terms, what money the state takes in and what money is paid out,” said Caprio.

via : Rhode Island Government : Treasurer Caprio’s Office To Utilize Social Networking Tool Twitter To Broadcast Rhode Island’s Daily Cash Flow On A Real-Time Basis.


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