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Politics Notebook: Want to see local government salaries? Check your smartphone

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BY BRIAN BRUEGGEMANN
Belleville News-Democrat
February 13, 2012

Want to know how much the government employees in your neighborhood are earning?

There’s an app for that.

For The Good of Illinois, an open-government group founded by former gubernatorial hopeful Adam Andrzejewski, has a free iPhone and iPad app that, with the touch of a button, will show you the salaries of government employees in your area.


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2 Responses to "Politics Notebook: Want to see local government salaries? Check your smartphone"


  1. Comment by Jean Chamblin on February 14, 2012 at 7:16 am said:

    Can the salaries be accessed via the web site? I don’t have a smart phone. Couldn’t find it on line.

  2. Comment by Administrator on February 14, 2012 at 1:48 pm said:

    yes. please go to the website: http://www.openthebooks.com