Posts tagged "transparency"

Alarming lack of transparency in Gov. Pat Quinn's administration

A new study by For the Good of Illinois has turned the spotlight on an  alarming lack of transparency in Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration. The study found: 81% of Quinn appointees leading agencies are not in compliance with mandatory Open Meeting Act training and certification. These executive appointees failed to sit for and/or pass the... Read more »

Important information about Congress for Internet researchers and bloggers

This is from the Sunlight Foundation, an advocate of government transparency. If you are a blogger that comments on political, historical or public policy issues, you should read. Library of Congress’s Congress.gov Misses Opportunity for Transparency Last week, the Library of Congress unveiled the beta version of Congress.gov, the site that will eventually replace THOMAS.gov... Read more »

NeoCon news and opinion

Chief Justice gives President what for. Obama is for transparency, except for his union buddies. Illinois Democrats in sneak attack to publicly fund abortions (read the “as amended section.” Gov. Quinn’s budget to reduce aid for municipalities. Good; maybe they’ll stop spending so much.
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Obama slams the door on "transparency,"

Shades of the “Chicago Way” With all the promises that his administration would be the most transparent Carol Browner, the energy and environment czar, will not tell Congress about the negotiations she conducted with the automobile industry that led to significant emission standards changes. ever, Obama’s czars will not testify before Congress about their activities... Read more »
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