IL: Freedom of Information Act benefits taxpayers

FOIA, Freedom of Information Act, is the single best bill ever passed to actually benefit any concerned taxpayer.

Have you ever wondered about such things as what bills you, the taxpayer, are paying to operate our county offices, city services or the big one, just how are we spending our tax dollars to operate our local schools. If you don't think it is the big one just look at your last property tax bill.

So how can you use the FOIA act to obtain this information? All public bodies have to, by law, have a FOIA officer. All one has to do is just request from the FOIA officer in writing, or by email, what you wish to receive.

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