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Aug 18, 2017 11:00 AM

Manhattan Institute: Adam Andrzejewski Speech on the Open-Government Movement

Manhattan Institute | April 18, 2017 | New York City Speaker: Adam Andrzejewski, Founder, OpenTheBooks.com​
 
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Aug 15, 2017 01:50 PM

Michigan - Answers to Common Questions Regarding our Michigan Office of Retirement Services (ORS) Freedom of Information Act Request

“Taxpayers have a right to know where government funds are going and to whom. After all, it's our money. At the federal, state, and local level, pension and retirement systems are facing a fiscal crisis. The transparency revolution is empowering citizens to hold government accountable like never before. OpenTheBooks is committed to giving the public the information they need to ask the right questions.”​
 
Aug 09, 2017 03:00 PM

Chicago City Wire - Illinois Arts Council Accused of Giving Out Grants Without Approval

The Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA) has mastered a new craft: How to hand out grant money without even meeting, the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) contend.
 
Aug 08, 2017 11:49 AM

CBS Chicago: Chicago's Overtime Costs 'Out of Control'

CHICAGO (CBS) — Chicago’s overtime costs are out of control, according to a budget watchdog who says, last year, the city had 1,000 employees who made more than $40,000 in overtime.
 
Aug 08, 2017 11:49 AM

WGN Radio: Overtime in Chicago

Open The Books Founder and CEO Adam Andrzejewski joined Steve Cochran in the WGN Radio studio to discuss his latest Forbes expose.
 
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Aug 08, 2017 11:30 AM

Subscriber Special - Can Rahm Emanuel Manage Chicago

Chicago is in trouble and continues to flirt with junk bond status. But the city's financial woes aren't stopping 10,600 government employees from bringing home six-figure salaries and higher. This includes 40,000 city workers who earned $40,000 or more last year in overtime pay.
 
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Aug 07, 2017 11:25 AM

Forbes: Can Mayor Rahm Emanuel Manage Chicago?

While Chicago endures murders and flirts with insolvency, Mayor Rahm Emanuel builds a powerful new patronage machine.
 
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Jul 27, 2017 10:20 AM

Subscriber Special - Why Illinois is in Trouble

Illinois is broke and continues to flirt with junk bond status. But the state's financial woes aren't stopping 63,000 government employees from bringing home six-figure salaries and higher.
 
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Jul 26, 2017 04:50 PM

Forbes: Why Illinois Is In Trouble - 63,000 Public Employees With $100,000 Plus Salaries Cost Taxpayers $10B

Illinois is broke and continues to flirt with junk bond status. But the state’s financial woes aren’t stopping 63,000 government employees from bringing home six-figure salaries and higher.
 
Jul 26, 2017 01:47 PM

Peoria Journal Star - Editorial: Public pension reform still key to Illinois’ recovery

A few eyebrows were raised regarding Mike McCoy’s hiring as police chief in Washington following a long stint as Peoria County’s sheriff. Not least among the reasons was a very generous compensation package for a town and police department of Washington’s size.
 
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