Little more on transparency

by:  Diane Benjamin These payment were made in Fiscal Year 2013.    Some are obvious what they are, some aren’t.  You can see the entire list in alphabetically order below.   One I find interesting:  Sikich Llp $ 162,100.21.  This is the auditing firm from Springfield. Entire list: Bloom 2013 Alpha vendor . . . . […]

Bloomington getting serious about website transparency

by:  Diane Benjamin Bloomington recently posted a lot of information on-line in the interest of transparency.  Luckily I have ways of manipulating what they post so the data is usable.   http://cityblm.org/index.aspx?page=21&parent=36 How much do alderman earn serving on the City Council?  This is from 2012.  It begs the question of why Jennifer McDade spent something […]

Local Sheriffs protecting our rights, no signers in Illinois

http://cspoa.org/cspoa-jan-2014-resolution/The following was drafted at a meeting of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (CSPOA) on Jan 24, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada and approved by the members present.  We encourage all sheriffs, peace officers and those in public office to sign with us.Resolution Of the Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association Pursuant to the […]