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Dec 06, 2018 05:00 PM

CBS Chicago: Some Chicago Firefighters Doubling Their Salaries Through Overtime

CHICAGO (CBS) — Deputy Chief Jeffrey Horan is currently the highest earner of Chicago Fire Department overtime and supplementary pay in the city, making more than $87,000 in overtime from January to June. That’s on top of his $156,000 salary.
 
Nov 27, 2018 08:01 AM

Chicago Tribune, Shnay: Park Forest School Official Pay Draws Questions

In 1930, the first full year of the Great Depression, baseball great Babe Ruth wanted $80,000 to play for the New York Yankees. That’s equal to slightly more than $1.46 million today. Sports writers were aghast and told Ruth that it was more money than beleaguered President Herbert Hoover was being paid.​
 
TheWashingtonTimes
Nov 26, 2018 09:11 AM

The Wall Street Journal: How to Make a Fortune in Public Education

America’s pending pension disasters.
 
Nov 26, 2018 08:00 AM

Real Clear Politics: The Perfidy of Illinois' Public Payrolls

Recently, Fox affiliate Channel 32 and Open the Books detailed the exorbitant pay package for part-time interim school Superintendent Joyce Carmine. She retired in 2017 making $398,000 annually, the highest-paid superintendent in Illinois, in a community where the median household income is $44,000.
 
Nov 20, 2018 06:01 PM

ABC Atlanta: Pianos, Snowboards, Wine; Federal Spending Jumps as Agencies 'Use it or Lose it'

WASHINGTON - At the end of every fiscal year, a spending spree of billions of federal tax dollars occurs in a matter of days. But not all of that money goes to essential items. We found examples of federal purchases for wine, snowboards, pianos, guitars and fancy gym equipment.
 
Nov 20, 2018 09:01 AM

COX Media Group Washington News Bureau: Pianos, Snowboards, Wine; Federal Spending Jumps as Agencies 'Use It Or Lose It'

WASHINGTON — At the end of every fiscal year, a spending spree of billions of federal tax dollars occurs in a matter of days. But not all of that money goes to essential items. We found examples of federal purchases for wine, snowboards, pianos, guitars and fancy gym equipment.
 
Nov 19, 2018 09:01 PM

Fox 32 Chicago: Investigation Finds Interim Superintendent Packing Supersized Salary

A joint investigation between FOX 32 and Open The Books uncovered another Illinois superintendent who is raking in a supersized salary.
 
Nov 15, 2018 03:01 PM

Chicago Tribune: What should be the J.B. Pritzker arts agenda? Before we think about the arts, think about people, and truck stops

What should be the arts policy of the new administration headed by the incoming Democratic governor of the State of Illinois, J.B. Pritzker?
 
Nov 07, 2018 10:01 AM

Wyoming Tribune Eagle: Open Records Bill Would Require Agencies to Respond in Set Time

CHEYENNE – Wyoming has a reputation for its lack of government transparency.
 
Forbes
Oct 31, 2018 05:30 PM

Forbes: Oregon Gov. Kate Brown Reaped $2.6M in Campaign Cash from 557 State Vendors Who Pocketed $4.4B

Oregon Governor Kate Brown has quietly solicited millions of dollars in campaign donations from state vendors, key people, employees, or their affiliated corporate political action committees.
 
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