November 1, 2013 the higher administration connection files forms because of the courts showing support for an impending pro-transparency lawsuit resistant to the Illinois attorney essential. The fit emerged after the state department refused to relieve public records in a far more easily accessible electronic type. Take a look at BGA’s little of amicus curiae | See the pr release
October 30, 2013 the more effective national group, with two media teams, asks for trial authorization organizing an amicus concise meant for a lawsuit up against the Kendall region status’s attorney after prosecutors fight they shouldnot have add within the Illinois independence of Information operate. Look at the BGA’s brief of amicus curiae | Look at the news release
June 18, 2013 desirable Government relationship sues rate, the residential district tour bus organisation, for breaking the Illinois independence of Information operate by neglecting to pass payroll data in a workable formatting as asked for. Investigate problem file | Browse Andy Shaw’s article
Might 14, 2013 The BGA recorded a lawsuit in county court accusing the make region Recorder of Deeds company of violating the Illinois choice of knowledge operate by declining to receive document demands via email. Browse the grievance data | Investigate press release
March 26, 2013 The BGA submitted a lawsuit in state trial against make state aboard director Toni Preckwinkle for neglecting to offer, in Illinois choice of real information Act, names and contact of individuals who get sought for the lady meeting to administration panels and earnings. Browse the criticism data | Browse the press release
May 21, 2012 The BGA recorded case in prepare state rounds legal resistant to the town of Maywood, alleging officials here violated the Illinois flexibility of real information function by neglecting to show in excess of a copy of a grand panel subpoena. Investigate gripe data | Take a look at news release
June 28, 2012 The BGA recorded case in make region Circuit legal against DuPage state Sheriff John Zaruba for failing woefully to turn-over, according to the Illinois liberty of data work, documents display exactly how his or her teenaged child employed a sensitive police force records process throughout the sheriff’s office. Look at the problem data | Check the news release
Might 7, 2012 The BGA recorded a lawsuit in make district rounds the courtroom up against the Village of Maywood for wanting to drag-out a need (by mischaracterizing it as a “professional” consult as opposed to one created news-gathering use) for forms in Illinois versatility of knowledge work. Investigate criticism file
March 22, 2012 The BGA registered a lawsuit in Cook district Circuit the courtroom against schedule, the residential district shuttle bus organization, alleging they broken the Illinois Freedom of real information operate in neglecting to show in excess of documents associated with shuttle collisions, and alcoholic beverages and substance screening of bus drivers. Investigate gripe document | Read the press release
January 5, 2012 The BGA registered a courtroom file previously supporting the consultation of a completely independent “specialized prosecutor” to analyze the loss of an install Prospect boy almost eight years ago, allegedly at the hands of a nephew of then-Mayor Richard M. Daley, and a potential cover-up by police force as well status’s attorney’s workplace. Investigate amicus curiae | Investigate news release
January 5, 2011 The BGA recorded case in make County rounds Court to compel the Chicago law enforcement office to secrete information about dimension and cost of safety fine detail assigned to Chicago Ald. Edward M. Burke (14th). Take a look at ailment file | Take a look at press release
July 10, 2010 After the BGA’s solicitors threatened to sue the Chicago Police team, the service introduced reports concerning the loss investigation of Chicago deck of training ceo Michael Scott.
May 3, 2009 The BGA filed a lawsuit in federal the courtroom against an Ohio-based partisan governmental class that named itself the “finer national Association.”
January 4, 2007 The BGA sued Illinois’ state government in Sangamon state tour courtroom to make then-Gov. Pole Blagojevich to secrete national subpoenas granted to his own management.