By: Diane Benjamin
It’s national Sunshine Week!
“Sunlight is the best disinfectant.” U.S. Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis – on the benefits of openness and transparency.
The premise behind FOIA is that the public has a right to know what the government is doing.
Who said that? The Illinois Attorney General: http://foia.ilattorneygeneral.net/pdf/2015_PAC_Annual_Report.pdf Page 11.
Nonsense Joni? Would Aaron Schock be under Federal investigation if the PRESS hadn’t investigated? Would he have resigned? Is that nonsense too?
Tari Renner’s foul mouth rant posted on my site had nothing to do our relationship. Tari doesn’t like investigative reporting Joni – obviously you don’t either! Tari claims to be transparent, but only where HE WANTS to be transparent. Details: https://blnnews.com/2015/02/11/tari-attacks-me-again-not-in-our-town/
Tonight the Council will be asked to approve the bills and payroll. It’s now 9:45 am. Details have yet to be posted: http://www.cityblm.org/index.aspx?page=242&parent=7718
The totals are posted: http://www.cityblm.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=8394
Obviously the City isn’t still gathering information.
What are they hiding?
Would it have something to do with almost $115,000 on P-Card spending?
Maybe more massive payments to outside legal? Shipping boatloads of money out of Bloomington is working great for tax receipts! Maybe bringing in public housing will compensate. Sure.
April 7th dump Painter for a representative who isn’t working for Renner: Lupe Diaz.