Quinn OVERPAID local gov – oops

By:  Diane Benjamin Unfortunately, just because the Illinois Department of Revenue overpaid local governments and schools $168,000,000, they don’t get to keep it.  THIS HAPPENED UNDER GOV. QUINN! See the complete list here:  http://tax.illinois.gov/#&panel1-5  (Right side-PPRT Estimate of Misallocation) See a story with more details here:  http://kwqc.com/2016/04/19/illinois-overpaid-local-governments-168-million/ This is the McLean County list: McLean MCLEAN […]

Lisa Madigan asleep at the wheel

July 15, 2014    SPRINGFIELD, IL (ECWd) – Attorney General Lisa Madigan was the Co-Chair of Governor Pat Quinn’s Illinois Violence Prevention Authority (IVPA), which means she was a key player in the actions taken by that group, and I think most will agree has some explaining to do based on just a brief review […]

Quinn’s anti-violence program-Madigan connection

Not Mike – LISA If you missed the story from yesterday – Some groups that received this money (our tax dollars!) taught the Chicago kids to HATE cops:  http://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/2014/07/governor-quinns-neighborhood-recovery-initiative-cops-kill-kids/ Stay tuned – there is much more to this story.    ILLINOIS VIOLENCE PREVENTION AUTHORITY (IVPA) Neighborhood Recovery Initiative Damon Arnold, M.D., M.P.H, Co-Chair Lisa Madigan, […]

Quinn: NRI program Investigation

by:  Diane Benjamin Rep Dwight Kay urges Commission to search the records of the tainted Quinn NRI Program See Kay’s the letter here: DK Letter to Committee (10 June 2014) Quinn’s Neighborhood Recovery Initiative, billed by some as buying votes for the 2012 election, is under investigation by the US Attorney’s office and a panel […]

Transparent government matters!

   Really.  The Most Transparent Governor Ever?       81% Failure Rate- State Executives Ignore Open Meeting Law Leaders of state agencies, Gov. Quinn’s appointed executives failed to comply with mandatory Open Meeting Act training or blatantly ignored our request to review their certifications. 100% Failure Rate at 17 top Agencies  Freedom of Information Officer Certification   […]

Governor Quinn Targets the Whistleblowers

   FACT: The Quinn administration has targeted state employees and managers inside his administration– Did they “blow-the-whistle” on his no-bid deal?   It’s Illinois’ largest project in history outside of road construction.Upgrading the outdated Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) will cost up to $190 million dollars. An intergovernmental agreement with Michigan was used to avoid a […]

Governor Quinn Attempts Media Censorship

  This is the continuing story based on our 9 month investigation “Only a free and unrestrained press can effectively expose deception in government.”   Hugo L. Black (New York Times Company v. United States, 1971)     H-1B ObamaCare Illinois Bombshell Read my Huffington Post column Within a high-cost IT contract, the Quinn administration is discriminating […]

Gov Quinn is outsourcing Illinois jobs to India!

More coverage on the findings of our Watchdog team: http://www.wandtv.com/story/23355753/watchdog-report-claims-state-it-jobs-could-be-outsourced Watchdog Report Claims State IT Jobs Could be Outsourced Posted: Sep 05, 2013 11:19 PM CDT CHICAGO – A government watchdog organization claims up to 100 state IT jobs could soon be outsourced. Adam Andrzejewski, who published the report as founder ofOpenTheBooks.com explains that Cognizant Technology Solutions, the […]

Congratulations Slaves!

The government can do anything it wants to you and you sit back and say nothing!  That makes you the property of government, all you are to them is tax money. DePaul University is a private Catholic College. The only people wanting an airport in Peotone are the current land owners wanting to sell. The […]

Quinncome Tax

by  Ben VanMetre,  Illinois Policy Institute Two years ago, families in Illinois started forking over an additional $1,500 as the result of a 67% personal income tax hike — pushing their state tax bill to $3,750. Lawmakers said the tax hike was necessary to prevent cuts to core government services. They promised the new revenue would be used […]