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FOIA requests, costs increasing in many municipalities – Chicago Daily Herald

FOIA requests, costs increasing in many municipalitiesChicago Daily Heraldtext size: AAA. By Melissa Silverberg. The law allowing residents and business to request public records may be dubbed the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, but as municipalities are seeing more and more requests come in each year, officials say the …

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New Open Government Tool for Municipalities – InfoToday.com

New Open Government Tool for MunicipalitiesInfoToday.comFor the public, the Code for America tool provides an easy way to request public records and track progress made on each request. The system also allows the public to search previous public record requests and access previously produced records. Tips …

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MariAn Gail Brown: Connecticut Supreme Court hands municipalities a Catch-22 … – Ct Post

MariAn Gail Brown: Connecticut Supreme Court hands municipalities a Catch-22 …Ct PostBet you didn't know that they have the ability to stare into your eyes and determine whether what you do for a living entitles you to keep public records that contain your address secret. The Connecticut Supreme Court thinks that municipal officials …

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