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Tiffany Henyard Hides Public Records While D.O.J. Celebrates Sunshine Week –

By John Kraft & Kirk Allen

On March 13, 2023

Dolton, IL. (ECWd) –

Tiffany Henyard, Mayor of Dolton, IL. and Supervisor of Thornton Township, has apparently made it her mission to hide her abusive comingling of township and village funds, and her abusive use of the township credit card from public inquiry.

We have several lawsuits against Thornton Township and the Village of Dolton for their refusal to release public records, especially those public records related to her use of the public’s funds. We understand there are over 100 unanswered FOIAs from various residents of the township.

Her administration has chosen to hide them from us, however, we will eventually obtain them through a court order since it is doubtful Henyard will voluntarily release them.

This will end up costing the township and village thousands on attorney fees, when all they have to do is simply comply with the Freedom of Information Act.

We call on the Legislature to draft an amendment to the FOIA to make the public official who willfully fails to provide public records personally responsible for all legal costs – the taxpayers should not have to shoulder that burden when a rogue public official like Tiffany Henyard refuses to comply with the law.

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6 Comments
  • Dave
    Posted at 20:04h, 13 March Reply

    The only people that don’t want to disclose the truth to the public, are people with something to hide.

  • Ricardo Pittman Jr.
    Posted at 22:12h, 13 March Reply

    We The People…! @ECWd Are grateful for our commitment in Transparency & Accountability that you have brought forward real action concerning 5 USC 552 -FOIA @Dolton Thornton Township. I’m a @Judicial Watch serious supporter and member. @TomFitton has said it many of times, because it’s True. Freedom of Information Act; Is to be taken seriously because, It’s our Constitutional Right to know Truth of Rules of Laws are being implemented correctly as by law. Attorney @DanWebb

  • mahki sahn
    Posted at 08:38h, 14 March Reply

    Henyard would rather sell her own mama for cheese and crackers than to release those records. And she has the nerve to say her administration has done nothing wrong and has done everything by the book. She is a liar.

  • Jack Tarleton
    Posted at 17:11h, 14 March Reply

    Sunshine Week. As in blowing sunshine up your….

  • Nanker Phelge
    Posted at 02:21h, 15 March Reply

    How does the old saying go?

    “Playing hide and seek for two grand a week?”

  • Thomas E. Chapman
    Posted at 04:22h, 16 March Reply

    What is done in the dark will come to light soon!!

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