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October 4, 2022

Attorney General

  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...

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) - In a splendid effort to justify the unjustifiable, Dennis Walsh of Klein, Thorpe, and Jenkins Law Offices,  wrote several slime filled pages of "justifications" on why Lincoln's Birthday was not a holiday in Illinois when it comes to public meetings. This...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Representative Brad Halbrook, 110th, is the sponsor on HB 5344, a bill design to strengthen the Freedom Of Information Act to put courts, circuit clerk, probation offices, and state's attorneys subject to FOIA. (WTYE ran a short article here). Background: In 1983, the Local...

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - On January 28, 2014, the Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Bureau ("PAC") concluded that the Vermilion County Board and Chairman Gary Weinard violated Section 2.06(g) of the Illinois Open Meetings Act ("OMA") by imposing an arbitrary and extemporaneous rule during their November...

From FTGOI:     Court orders administration to release documents showing a cover up by Governor Pat Quinn A regular citizen beats Asst Attorney General Emma Steimel in IL 5th Judicial Circuit Courtroom. Forces open 18 internal Quinn administration emails Paris, Illinois Courthouse   Yesterday, I was in the courtroom when a citizen...

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