Local governments must maintain certain financial records, but not all make it easy for taxpayers to obtain it. A bill headed to the Illinois House floor would put local government financial records online.
Budgets, audits, lobbyist contracts and other local government records should be easy for taxpayers to obtain, but too often they are not.
State Rep. Anna Moeller, D-Elgin, introduced House Bill 2810 to help fix that. It is headed to the Illinois House floor for a vote after unanimously passing out of committee on March 26. (Read more here…)