National Freedom of Information Coalition
Protecting Your Right to Open Government

BGA takes Rosemont to court in fight over Freedom of Information Act

In 1788, revolutionary leader Patrick Henry said: “The liberties of people never were, nor ever will be, secure, when the transactions of their rulers may be concealed from them.”

That basic democratic principle is still important more than 200 years later.

Watchdogs, including the Better Government Association, rely on Illinois’ Freedom of Information Act to obtain most public records, which enables us to shine a light on government and hold officials accountable for the way they spend our tax dollars and make policy decisions that affect our lives. Continue>>>
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