Illinois AG’s office sides with Paxton Record in FOIA complaint

SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Attorney General’s Office has finally determined that the now-dissolved Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department improperly denied a Freedom of Information Act request filed nearly two years ago by the Paxton Record.

The weekly newspaper based in Paxton, Ill., filed its FOIA request with the health department that served Ford and Iroquois counties on Sept. 25, 2013, almost a year before the bi-county agency was dissolved.


FOIA Complaint Against Dewey Beach Over Land Deal

A Freedom of Information Act complaint has been filed with the Delaware state Attorney General’s Office against the town of Dewey Beach.

Around a dozen property owners say they are not happy with how the resort cut a deal for a contingency contract to buy two properties along Coastal Highway.

The complaint was filed on February 13th and includes former Commissioner Joy Howell. Continue>>>