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May 21, 2024

Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

Edgar County, IL. (ECWd) - FOIA Officer stipend for Edgar County Emergency Telephone System Board: $1500 Number of FOIA complaints resolved in her favor: Practically NONE ETSB, please demand your money back, it isn't working. The ETSB Coordinator failed to justify withholding public records again...

ECWd - This year has been one of those unique election cycles where the election results created real questions on what exactly constitutes a conflict of interest when serving as an elected Community College Trustee. First, is a student (full or part-time irrelevant) that ran for, and...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Pay attention Carlinville: Last Friday, the Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor determined that the McHenry County Blog was "news media" as that term is defined in the Freedom of Information Act. McHenry County decided that FOIA requester Cal Skinner, McHenry County Blog, was a recurrent...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - The Illinois Attorney General has sent the City of Carlinville letters of inquiry in response to several requests for review of alleged Freedom of Information Act violations that I forwarded to the AG's Public Access Counselor ("PAC"). These letters require the public body to respond...

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