Attorney general looks into FOIA requests about St. E’s hospital plans

What was said to whom and when about St. Elizabeth’s Hospital’s plans for a replacement hospital in O’Fallon have led to Freedom of Information Act requests by the city of Belleville and the hospital. And now the attorney general is investigating those requests and the responses provided.

Attorney General Lisa Madigan has called for further inquiry into responses to the FOIA requests Belleville made to O’Fallon, and the requests St. Elizabeth’s made to Belleville

While an attorney representing Belleville said he trusts the “standard process” as Belleville awaits more information requested from O’Fallon, a Hospital Sisters Health System attorney said she expects transparency from Belleville as it awaits documents from the city. Continue>>>