Illinois FOIA

Bill Knight – August 7
8:56 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

Abusing the System of Open Government

Credit Rich Egger

Township and municipal officials statewide are trying to comply with Illinois’ law on providing past public records to a Chicagoland Republican with connections to Tea Party groups while coping with a lack of staff or the type of material requested.

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Not-For-Profits & FOIA
2:45 pm
Tue March 27, 2012

Shop Talk - March 27

The panelists discuss legislation in Illinois (SB 3773) requiring charities that receive state money to follow the state's Freedom of Information Act.

Financial statements and e-mails are among the items that would be subject to FOIA requests. Not-for-profits feel the plan would create confusion and burden organizations with extra work. In addition, they point out they are private entities.

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