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Subscriber Email: Illinois’s Sausage Making Machine- Gov. Quinn Administration Ignores Open Records and Freedom of Information Laws

Really.  The Most Transparent Governor Ever?     81% Failure Rate- State Executives Ignore Open Meeting Law Leaders of state agencies, [...]


Study: Open Meetings & Open Records- Gov. Quinn Administration March 2014

 Study: Open Meetings and Open Records Illinois State Government by Adam Andrzejewski Chairman, For The Good of Illinois March 26, [...]


How Gov. Quinn Walks the Money

“Governor Quinn is driving a bus through loopholes in the Illinois procurement code.” State Representative Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) “We [...]


Subcriber Email: Governor Systemically Violates IL Freedom of Information Act

60% of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officers Ignored Mandated Training and Certification Quinn Administration | Major State Agencies read [...]


What Gov. Quinn Didn’t Tell You

“Yes, Illinois is doing well… Our #1 manufactured product is corruption.” what Gov. Quinn didn’t tell you State of State [...]


Subscriber Email: Illinois Pension Plaintiffs- Too Much is Not Enough

SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS & ADMINISTRATORS  Sue to keep gold plated pensions  Read the lawsuit here _______________ YET… TOP 100 School Administrator Pensions [...]


OUR 2013 IMPACT SUMMARY- “THE GOOD IN ILLINOIS”

“This kind of work requires time, tenacity and resources.” Jim Dey  | Champaign News-Gazette November 2, 2013 Thanks to your [...]


Governor Quinn Targets the Whistleblowers

FACT: The Quinn administration has targeted state employees and managers inside his administration–  Did they “blow-the-whistle” on his no-bid deal?        [...]


Independent Women’s Voice hosts- MyCancellation.com A town hall discussion regarding the future of healthcare in America.

“MY CANCELLATION” HITS THE ROAD SHOWING THE FACES OF THOSE SUFFERING BECAUSE OF OBAMACARE Town-Hall Tour Kicks Off in Dupage [...]


Washington Free Beacon: Pension Crisis Risks Crippling Illinois- 4,767 Educator Pensions over $100k

Read original post online here: http://freebeacon.com/report-pension-crisis-risks-crippling-illinois/ TO VIEW OUR INTERACTIVE “HEAT” MAP OF 4,767 $100,000 Educator Pensions, click here: http://static.view.g.imapbuilder.net/?m=18194&s=b478675a24a6b16abf0f168d701e6fb6 [...]


Champaign News-Gazette, Jim Dey: Open The Books Opens Whole New World to Taxpayers

Read original column here: http://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/columns/2013-11-02/jim-dey-open-books-opens-whole-new-world-taxpayers.html Champaign, IL – Nobody knows better than Adam Andrzejewski that politics is a numbers game. [...]


Subscriber Email: We sued. Taxpayers Won. Forcing open 17 years of State of Illinis checkbook spending

FORCING OPEN THE ILLINOIS   STATE CHECKBOOK All public payments since 1996 soon online “We sued because the Comptroller refused [...]


Subcriber Email: Big Dogs Report 2013- Teacher’s Retirement System (TRS)

UPDATE- 9:00PM - THE MAP OF 4,767 $100,000 IL Educator Pensions is live: http://static.view.g.imapbuilder.net/?m=18194&s=b478675a24a6b16abf0f168d701e6fb6 EDITORS NOTE:  THE INTERACTIVE MAP OF SIX-FIGURE [...]


Subscriber Email: Our 2013 National Media Coverage

The Wall Street Journal, Fox News Channel, National Review, American Spectator, John Stossel’s Special- Innovation Nation… Download Open The Books 2013 National [...]


Subscriber Email: Governor Attempts Media Censorship- Pressures Huffington Post to Remove our column

“Only a free and unrestrained press can effectively expose deception in government.” Hugo L. Black (New York Times Company v. [...]