The Southland Journal Sues the Village of Robbins for FOIA Violations (Cook County, IL) – The Southland Journal filed a lawsuit against the Village of Robbins in Cook County Circuit Court on February 26, 2021. The lawsuit states that the Village of Robbins willfully failed to provide the requested records from the November 25, 2020 FOIA Request. A copy of the complaint can be read by clicking the download link below:
Late last year, after receiving many complaints from community members, The Southland Journal submitted a FOIA request to the Village of Robbins asking for credit card statements, warrant lists, treasurer reports, and more. The request was left unfulfilled. The Illinois Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor received notice of the violation and sent more than one request to the Village without success.
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The Southland Journal Sues the Village of Robbins for FOIA Violations