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IL Supreme Court: Government can't use change in law to deny info requests filed before law changed

By Dan Churney | May 29, 2018

The Illinois Supreme Court has overruled lower court judges who had decided an Illinois state agency could wait until after a law is changed to use the change in the law to deny a public information request submitted before the law changed.

'Rule of Three' case offers glimpse at chance to strike down some IL limits on citizen-initiated referendums

By Chandra Lye | Dec 16, 2016

Illinois’ so-called "Rule of Three" - a legal provision which limits referendum questions on voter ballots in particular communities - for years has been blocking citizens from bringing their issues forward, a community legal association says.

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