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Your Right To Know This- Illinois Comptroller Rejects Our Request for State Checkbook

“We aren’t asking the Comptroller to lead the charge on openness and accountability – only to follow the law.” Nine […]


Opinion Editorial: A Threat to Illinois Transparency Law- Roger Eddy and Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB)

Opinion Editorial:  Champaign New-Gazette; Kankakee Daily Journal; Suburban Life Newspapers By Adam Andrzejewski– Founder, For The Good Of Illinois Organization Illinois […]


Adam Andrzejewski Interview on Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz

Watch the show online here: http://www.youtube.com/user/publicaffairstv/featured The Public Affairs program with Jeff Berkowitz is airing tonight in 24 suburban towns […]


Botched Homicide Investigation; Golden Parachute from Attorney General

After a botched indictment of Mayor Daley’s nephew…  “the lead ‘investigator’ ends up with a Chicago police pension; a new […]


A Note About Auditing Government Agencies

The Houston City Council just voted to audit the Houston pension system. Audit of pension systems will cost Houston $395,000 […]


Tribune and Dennis Byrne tout “Open the Books”

Dennis Byrne wrote an insightful piece on wasteful suburban spending. He seems to have the same insight that we do […]


Walter Russel Mead imitates For the Good of Illinois

Today, one the nation’s best known center-right bloggers and essayists posted the following; Time to Occupy State Pensions? It lays […]


Daily Herald Covers Taxes for Taxis

Sunday’s Daily Herald covered the $48 million cab fare controversy that For the Good of Illinois highlighted a few weeks […]


Daily Herald Letter: Good job or no, he’s paid too much

Letter To Editor Daily Herald May 27, 2012 Read and Comment on Letter- Here. There is no argument that the […]


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. […]


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

Editors Note:  Our founder and former CEO Adam Andrzejewski is quoted in this political column of the Belleville News-Democrat.  Last […]


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, […]


Local & State Governments More Open Than Ever- St. Louis Post Dispatch

By Kevin McDermott December 10, 2011 St. Louis Post Dispatch Springfield to Jefferson City to Washington, government today has more […]


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


Roger Eddy- Total Compensation of $283,520 plus.

UPDATED February 8, 2012 $289,078 in total compension plus Click here to review the most updated Roger Eddy Compensation Analysis. […]