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Roger Eddy Makes $289,078 per year at taxpayer expense.

ROGER EDDY TOTAL COMPENSATION: $289,078 plus Updated February 14, 2012 Click here to review the most updated Roger Eddy Compensation Analysis. […]

Illinois has… Corruption? Subscriber Email

“If it isn’t the most corrupt state in the United States, it’s certainly one hell of a competitor.” Robert Gates, […]

Face of Republican Failure

  Click here to read this post at www.forthegoodofillinoispac.com. “THE FACE OF REPUBLICAN FAILURE” Wall Street Journal May 11, 2010

We must stop Pension Abuse and Corruptions- Sunday Op-Ed

Recently, a scandal has come to light about the misuse of taxpayer dollars involving some of Chicago’s political bosses and […]

Cracking Open… “Corruptions” (SB2499)

“I first learned of the state level pension abuse from openthebooks.com” Sen. Matt Murphy, sponsor of SB2499. Yesterday at a […]

End Insider Pension Abuse (SB2499)- Press Conference Video

www.openthebooks.com posts the pay and pensions of virtually every public employee at every level of Illinois government. The state level pension abuse was discovered by citizens using the portal.

Union Leaders Pull Down Millions in Public Pensions

Illinois Statehouse News SPRINGFIELD — Illinois taxpayers are on the hook to make sure union officials’ six-figure pensions keep flowing […]

Is There Really a Lack of Funding in Education? The Books are Open.

Guest Commentary By Cedra Crenshaw October 3, 2011 Thanks to For the Good of Illinois’s Open the Books Portal at […]

“The Illinois’ Pension Invention!”

“ Illinois’ #1 manufactured product… Corruption!” Today, the Chicago Tribune editorial page says that pension investment insider Bill Cellini goes […]

$4 Million a Year in Teacher Pension- for 34 Union Leaders!

At Openthebooks.com, activists are uncovering sweetheart insider deals. Unearthing these insider scams helps to protect the hard working rank-and-file government […]

High Cost of Government — online in real time. Champaign News- Gazette

Champaign News-Gazette Jim Dey September 17, 2011 Follow the money. That was the battle cry of investigative reporters trying to […]

The Books Are Open- September 13, 2011

“A Republic, if you can keep it.” Benjamin Franklin, 1787 Today, we set a national precedent. We opened the books. […]

Insider Access to State Pension Systems

Title: Illinois’ Billionaire Bureaucrat Club- Q & A “This isn’t a red issue or a blue issue… only green.” Last […]

Hinsdale School District 181 Salary Database

Adam Andrzejewski CEO | For The Good of Illinois August 25, 2011 “Opening the Books” is first step to re-build […]

Update Hinsdale d86: Where do taxes go?

Guest Commentary By Ron Brozska July 19, 2011 Tonight, the Hinsdale District 86 School Board meeting was a little different […]