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Breaking… AG Madigan Hides on Anti-Violence Program– Here’s Why

ILLINOIS VIOLENCE PREVENTION AUTHORITY (IVPA) Neighborhood Recovery Initiative Damon Arnold, M.D., M.P.H, Co-Chair  Lisa Madigan, Attorney General, Co-Chair  Barbara A […]


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, […]


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 […]


What Gov. Quinn Didn’t Tell You

“Yes, Illinois is doing well… Our #1 manufactured product is corruption.” what Gov. Quinn didn’t tell you State of State […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


Opinion Editorial: A Threat to Illinois Transparency Law- Roger Eddy and Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB)

Opinion Editorial:  Champaign New-Gazette; Kankakee Daily Journal; Suburban Life Newspapers By Adam Andrzejewski– Founder, For The Good Of Illinois Organization Illinois […]