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Illinois Public Access Counselor talks about the Freedom of Information Act

The Freedom of Information Act, or FOIA, has received a lot of attention lately.  As has the subject of public officials using personal e-mail accounts to conduct government business.  

Sarah Pratt works in Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office as the Public Access Counselor.  Her job is to help Illinois citizens file FOIA requests, and to offer a legally binding opinion if there is a dispute between a citizen and a public official regarding a FOIA request.   Continue>>>