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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 [...]


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?        [...]


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. [...]


Subsciber Email: The John Stossel Show Surprise

Tens of thousands log-on to OpenTheBooks.com Most Usage Ever “Can innovation stop America’s politicians from spending us broke?“     “Innovation Nation”- John Stossel Special [...]


Computerworld Magazine, H-1B Workers In Line for ObamaCare Work

  To read the full, original Computerworld column, please click here: http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9242648/H_1B_workers_in_line_for_Obamacare_work?taxonomyId=132&pageNumber=1 H-1B workers in line for Obamacare work IT [...]


We’re on Stossel, FOX News, September 22, Sunday at 10PM ET

Featuring OpenTheBooks.com  “INNOVATION NATION” SPECIAL John Stossel Show, FOX News Channel Sunday, January 22 at 10PM ET Red pin dot [...]


John Stossel Show- Innovation Nation featuring OpenTheBooks.com

Innovation Nation (SUNDAY 10PM ET on FOX News Channel) Posted by John Stossel | September 19, 2013 CITIZEN WATCHDOGS: Can innovation stop America’s [...]