Why are Expense Types separated into groups of "FY2008 - 2014" and "FY2015 - present" when listed in the predictive search bar results?

In Fiscal Year 2015, State Accounting reorganized expense codes and their descriptions for state spending by eliminating and consolidating hundreds of expense codes ("Expense Codes" are the most detailed spending descriptions on OhioCheckbook.com, "Expense Categories" and "Expenses Types" remain unchanged). As a result, the 888 “Expense Codes” displayed on OhioCheckbook.com for FY2014 data have been reduced to 433 “Expense Codes” for FY2015 data.

Some expense codes remained unchanged (for example the expense code for “Fuel”). Some expense codes were lumped together to create a new expense code (for example FY2014 expense codes for “Motor Vehicle & Other Insurance”, “Aircraft Insurance”, and “Watercraft Insurance” are now all classified as simply “Vehicle Insurance” in FY2015.)

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1. What is OhioCheckbook.com?
2. Who do I contact if I have a question about the data on OhioCheckbook.com?
3. Why did the Treasurer's Office create OhioCheckbook.com?
4. What can I do with the information I find on OhioCheckbook.com?
5. Where does the checkbook expenditure data come from?
6. How often is the checkbook expenditure data updated?
7. How many expenditure records are in the online checkbook?
8. Why are Expense Types separated into groups of "FY2008 - 2014" and "FY2015 - present" when listed in the predictive search bar results?
9. Does the state use credit cards? Are those purchases found on OhioCheckbook.com?
10. Why does some expenditure data list the vendor as "Contact Agency for more information"
11. What does it mean when "Agency Journal" is listed as the payee?
12. What is the difference between an Expense Category, Expense Type and Expense Code?
13. What is the Compare tool?
14. What do the "$", "%" and "Vs. Average" buttons do when I am looking at Compare results?
15. What is the difference between a Voucher ID and a Check Number?
16. Why do I only see a partial list of expenditures on some of my searches?
17. I found a negative value for an amount paid. How is that possible?
18. Can I export into a spreadsheet the expenditure data found on OhioCheckbook.com?
19. How long will it take for me to download a .csv file of expenditure data?
20. Can I download expenditure data in Microsoft Excel?
21. Why does my Excel download not list the date of each transaction?
22. Can I do a bulk download of a year's worth of expenditures?
23. What web browser should I use to best view OhioCheckbook.com?
24. Is there an OhioCheckbook.com mobile app?