Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Rockford District 205 challenges Public Access Council’s ruling, continues battle to keep unflattering letter from public | The Rock River Times

Take a look at Rockford’s tactics regarding FOIA. This may become the model for many neighboring districts.  School Board are tight fisted with most dollars unless  money keeps the doors closed to the public.

response to the PAC’s Sept. 29 ruling that the district should release the letter, District 205 has filed for the use of a third exemption—Section 7(1)(n) of the FOIA.

letter sought by the Rock River Times is exempt from disclosure pursuant to Section 140/7 (n) of FOIA as it is a disciplinary record that is not the final outcome of the disciplinary proceeding and that this position resolves this matter.”

District 205 challenges Public Access Council’s ruling, continues battle to keep unflattering letter from public | The Rock River Times

Illinois GOP: First audit, then cut

November 2—the date the audit began? 

Conservative businessman Adam Andrzejewski, who was among a large field of contenders for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, promoted the idea, saying a so-called “forensic audit” could save Illinois an estimated $3 billion to $5 billion. He based those numbers on what he says were savings gleaned through similar exercises in Texas and Kansas.

In a recent interview with the Decatur Herald & Review editorial board, Republican Adam Brown said a “forensic audit” is key to reining in state spending. But he wasn’t sure how long the exercise would take or how much it would cost….Brown, Brady and other Republicans say an audit is a starting point

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