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Court: IL Secretary of State can't charge $20K for documents after taking 6 months to respond to FOIA ask

By D.M. Herra | May 7, 2019

Appellate court says Secretary of State can't charge $20,000 for documents after waiting more than six months to respond to FOIA request

Class action vs Chicago over distracted driving tickets OK to continue; City: Not really a moving violation

By Jonathan Bilyk | Feb 12, 2019

A Cook County judge, for now, has allowed a class action lawsuit to proceed against the city of Chicago, brought by a group of people who claimed the city wrongly prosecuted tens of thousands of distracted driving tickets.

Fair Maps Amendment not called for vote, deadline passes to place it on November 2018 ballot

By Jonathan Bilyk | May 7, 2018

Illinois voters will not get a chance to weigh in on the question of whether Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and other legislative leaders in the Democratic-controlled Illinois General Assembly should continue to hold the keys to drawing the state's legislative district maps, after the leaders of the state House and Senate refused to call a vote for a constitutional amendment designed to curtail their influence over the process.

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