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Daily Herald: College of DuPage spent $26 million without board scrutiny- Jake Griffin

Critics believe the College of DuPage board should receive itemized spending reports each month so the seven-member elected body can [...]


Subscriber Special: Exposing $26 Million of Hidden Payments at College of DuPage

College of DuPage (COD) Is Caught Faking Transparency… to Pass the Goodies. $26 Million Spent on What?  Administrators Knew, But [...]


Champaign News-Gazette: A Padded Payroll- our political leaders can plunder the public treasury in more ways than one

A padded payroll Tue, 09/02/2014 – 7:00am Champaign News-Gazette Editorial Read original editorial click here:  http://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-02/padded-payroll.html Our political leaders can [...]


Victory Special- Two Year Tuition Freeze at College of DuPage, but much more reform needed

“The best luck of all is the luck you make for yourself.” Douglass MacArthur TUITION FREEZE AT COLLEGE OF DUPAGE [...]


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 [...]


Washington Free Beacon: Pension Crisis Risks Crippling Illinois- 4,767 Educator Pensions over $100k

Read original post online here: http://freebeacon.com/report-pension-crisis-risks-crippling-illinois/ TO VIEW OUR INTERACTIVE “HEAT” MAP OF 4,767 $100,000 Educator Pensions, click here: http://static.view.g.imapbuilder.net/?m=18194&s=b478675a24a6b16abf0f168d701e6fb6 [...]


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 [...]