City Of Philadelphia Office Of The Controller
As the independent financial watchdog for the City of Philadelphia, it is the mission of the City Controller to promote the effective and efficient operation of Philadelphia government by identifying cost savings, recommending best practices and modernization, and exposing fraud and mismanagement. Under City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart, the office is committed to transparency, accountability and good government.
Mapping Philadelphia’s Gun Violence Crisis
An interactive tool that maps the victims of the city’s gun violence from 2015 to present day, including the race/ethnicity, age and gender of victims.
Recommendations for the Use of ARP Funds in Philadelphia
A report on using $1.4 billion in American Rescue Plan funds to fill revenue shortfalls and address Philadelphia’s biggest challenges, including gun violence, poverty, the opioid crisis, and business recovery and growth, as well as government efficiencies.
Independent Investigation into the City of Philadelphia’s Response to Civil Unrest
An independent investigation of the City’s response to the civil unrest following the murder of George Floyd by the Controller’s Office.
Rebecca Rhynhart, City Controller
In January 2018, Rebecca Rhynhart made history when she was sworn in as City Controller for the City of Philadelphia, the first woman ever to hold the position. As City Controller, she is committed to using a positive, results-oriented approach with City departments. She will work to restore the public’s trust in government – good government – that works for the people. She will audit every department, every year to cut waste and root out fraud and mismanagement, as well as to recommend modernization tactics and best practices that could result in millions of dollars of savings annually.
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