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Daily Herald- Guest View, Comptroller Topinka Misunderstands Illinois Freedom of Information (FOIA) Law

by Adam Andrzejewski CEO, nonprofit For The Good of Illinois January 9, 2013 Read original editorial here:  http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20130114/discuss/701149971/ Illinois Comptroller […]


Rockford Register Star- Opinion Editorial, “Trying To Force Open The State’s Checkbook” by Adam Andrzejewski, CEO For The Good of Illinois

Read the original here:  http://www.rrstar.com/opinions/columnists/x1353234040/Guest-Column-Trying-to-force-open-the-states-checkbook Nine months ago, our organization, For the Good of Illinois, filed a Freedom of Information […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


Transparency and That Dreaded ‘Four Letter Word’

Last week Illinois taxpayers welcomed the long-awaited introduction of a convenient transparency tool, a tool which informs taxpayers of Illinois […]


It’s a Secret? PACE claims privacy

“The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) – endeavors to open the workings of government to the public, shed light on […]