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Subscriber Special: Pressure Builds at College of DuPage

“The president’s actions have reached the tipping point that challenges future plans for COD, We at the College of DuPage […]


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?        […]


This Story Has A Lot of Legs- Illinois Management Information System (MMIS Upgrade)- Subscriber Email

“There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don’t care who gets the credit.” […]


Where Big Government Hides, Subscriber Email April 15, 2013

“…to release the records requested would take an extremely time consuming effort … three days.” Comptroller Topinka- Attorney General Lisa […]


Chicago Tribune Editorial Board: The Burden of Transparency– abused loophole lets officials withhold too much public data from Illinois citizens

Read the entire Editorial: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/ct-edit-foia-0127-jm-20130127,0,4995587.story Nine months ago, the nonprofit For the Good of Illinois asked the Illinois comptroller’s office […]


You Asked. We Answered- 1.2 million of your questions.

In six months, we’ve answered 1.2 million questions at www.openthebooks.com. Last September, we set national transparency precedence by posting the […]


State Level Pension Corruption

“We’ll shine the light. You’ll bring the heat.” Please register and start searching at openthebooks.com. You’re ready for reform. Over […]


Where’s Lisa? – Sunshine Week

By Adam Andrzejewski CEO, For The Good Of Illinois March 16, 2011 According to the Elmhurst Press, “Illinois Attorney General […]


Can A “Forensic Audit” Save Illinois?

April 22, 2010 Can A “Forensic Audit” Save Illinois? Chicago Tribune By Eric Zorn I love the determined, sniff ’em […]