If you have an interest in FOIA, and are free on March 24th, you might want to attend the panel discussion "FOIA Facts & Fiction: the Future of Open Records Laws in Illinois." The forum is hosted by the Better Government Association's (BGA) Springfield Advisory Board, and will be held at the State Journal Register Building in Springfield.
The panelists include representatives from the Illinois Municipal League, the BGA, the news media, and the Illinois General Assembly. Details are below or you can learn more on the BGA's website here:
- Julie Tappendorf, author of Municipal Minute, on behalf of the Illinois Municipal League
- Matt Topic, outside general counsel, BGA
- Bruce Rushton, staff writer, Illinois Times
- Hon. Sam Yingling, Illinois State Representative, 62nd District
Moderator: Angie Muhs, Executive Editor, The State Journal-Register
Tuesday, March 24
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
State Journal Register Building
One Copley Plaza
Springfield, Illinois 62705
Reception is in the Community Room, with the panel discussion to follow in the Auditorium