October 31, 2012

Gov. Quinn’s Half-Measures on Prison Openness

After months and months of requests from media outlets, Illinois Gov. Quinn is finally allowing reporters into prisons. It is a step in the right direction, but it took the threat of a federal lawsuit. Still, Quinn’s administration continues to throw up roadblocks to meaningful transparency.


October 26, 2012

Gov. Quinn to Allow Prison Tours

News reporters can expect tours of Illinois prisons. Gov. Pat Quinn’s Administration appears to be changing its tune on allowing reporters inside state prisons. 


October 26, 2012

Gov. Quinn to Allow Prison Tours

News reporters can expect tours of Illinois prisons. Gov. Pat Quinn’s Administration appears to be changing its tune on allowing reporters inside state prisons. 


September 23, 2012

Illinois Supreme Court to Expand Cameras in Courtrooms

On Monday, the Illinois Supreme Court will enter orders to allow cameras in both the first judicial circuit in the southern part of the state and the 18th circuit, which is outside of Chicago.  


September 22, 2012

Big Ten, Dish Networks Reach Agreement

Good news came early Saturday morning for fans of the Fighting Illini and other conference teams. The Big Ten Network has finalized a new agreement with DISH Network, which returns Big Ten games to the satellite TV service.


August 21, 2012

Illinois AG’s Office Sides with News-Gazette in FOIA Request

The Illinois Attorney General’s office is once again siding with the News-Gazette in Champaign in its request for information from citizen complaints about Champaign police conduct. But their opinion released August 16th is a non-binding one, which does not require compliance.


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