Yesterday, I was in the courtroom when a citizen activist represented himself and wrested key documents from a government intent on hiding public information. It was beautiful...
RIPPING APART ILLINOIS'S MEDICAID SCANDAL
Yesterday, Kirk Allen, the co-founder of Edgar County Watchdogs, won his Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against Director Julie Hamos and Illinois HealthCare and Family Services. At issue, were 18 Quinn administration emails that show the collusion of Governor Quinn's General Counsel, Illinois HeathCare & Family Services executives and the top procurement officer, Matt Brown to prevent a sitting state representative from accessing public communications.
STATE REP DWIGHT KAY ASKS QUESTIONS
Rep. Kay (Glen Carbon) has conducted an independent inquiry into the $190 million "fix" to our Medicaid Management Information System. The Quinn administration hasn't been cooperative.
It seems that the entire Administrative apparatus attempted to manufacture a response to State Rep. Dwight Kay that didn't conflict with previous Freedom of Information Act responses already produced to our organization & activists.