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Illinois Channel: Springfield Press Conference detailing For The Good of Illinois v. State of Illinois, Comptroller January 8th, 2013

CLICK HERE to watch Illinois Channel coverage of our entire press conference Nine months ago we filed a Freedom of […]

WREX-NBC Rockford- Coverage of For The Good of Illinois v. State of Illinois, Comptroller

http://www.wrex.com/story/20547649/2013/01/09/organization-files-lawsuit-against-illinois-state-comptroller The head of an organization calling for transparency in state government has filed suit against the Illinois State Comptroller. […]

WICS-ABC20 Springfield News Coverage- Lawsuit Filed Against Illinois Comptroller’s Office

Click here to watch the news segment on WICS-ABC20. An organization called For the Good of Illinois has filed a […]

Suburban Life News: For The Good of Illinois Sues Comptroller Over FOIA Dispute

Read original article here:  http://www.mysuburbanlife.com/2013/01/09/for-the-good-of-illinois-sues-comptroller-judy-baar-topinka-over-foia-dispute/a6he24y/ HINSDALE — “For the Good of Illinois” filed a lawsuit Wednesday against Comptroller Judy Baar […]

Quincy Journal & WTAD Quincy- Interview and Coverage of For The Good of Illinois v. State of Illinois, Comptroller

Transparency activist and one- time gubernatorial candidate Adam Andrzejewski asked State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka to open her books and […]

Talk 101 Decatur- 100.9 WZUS Tara Nickerson Show, Unveiling our Lawsuit Complaint

LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW HERE: http://forthegoodofillinois.org/wp-content/uploads/ADAM-A-INTERVIEW-TUE-1-8-13.mp3 During the evening drive, Adam Andrzejewski CEO of For The Good of Illinois talks […]

Case Example: Why is the State Checkbook Important?

After Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka rejected our request for one year of the state checkbook, we asked the Attorney General’s […]

Forcing Open The State Checkbook- Details of our Lawsuit Complaint

“The Comptroller refused to show citizens the state checkbook and the Attorney General refused to do anything about it.” For […]

Press Release: Forcing Open The State Checkbook- Press Conference

                      www.forthegoodofillinois.org  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    January 8, 2013 Contact: William Bernardoni, […]

2012 Business Leader of Year Award: Adam Andrzejewski

In June, 2012, the Illinois State Crime Commission selected Adam Andrzejewski as 2012 Business Leader of the Year.  For his […]

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 […]

History of Subprime Morgage Crisis

Clinton, Obama and the Subprime Mortgage Crisis Sep 27, 2012 Ironically, Barack Obama led the effort that caused the mess […]

Property Tax Cap First, Pension Shift Second

August 12, 2012 By Bruno Behrend Chicago Tribune Opinion   Illinois public policy has become such a Gordian knot that […]

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 […]

Editorial: Following The Money Clarifies Extent of Problem

To read the original editorial, click here. Bruno Behrend isn’t the most popular man among Illinois government types. But he’s […]