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We Are… On The Move: Details of our May 6th Open House Event

“The ‘Good Machine’ has a New Home” JT Burr Ridge Office Complex I-55 & County Line Road, 200 S. Frontage […]


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 […]


Alton Telegraph Editorial, “The True Definition of ‘Undue Burden’- To the Comptroller: Open Up”

Alton Telegraph Editorial January 8, 2012 Read original, click here. We’ve always thought of state Comptroller Judy Baar-Topinka’s office as […]


The Power of Transparency- Identifying $48 million in taxi rides

Our goal at OpenTheBooks.com is to empower citizens through spending transparency so they can start asking tough, fact-based questions. With […]


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 […]


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 […]


Eye on state keeps it in check, Decatur Herald & Review Editorial

Mention the words “open government” or “transparency” and the eyes of a lot of readers glaze over. But the pension […]


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 […]