Illinois Eavesdropping Law Passed by Shiela Simon’s Mother Found Unconstitutional

The 1957 eavesdropping bill that Sheila Simon’s mother, State Rep. Jeanne Hurley, sponsored has been declared unconstitutional by the U.S. Federal Appeals Court in Chicago. The story of how Jeanne Hurley was tricked by legislators who wanted to prevent reporters … Continue reading

Don Harmon’s Idea of Reform for the Freedom of Information Act with Roll Calls

  Since many, many state legislators have held local public office first, I guess people shouldn’t be surprised when they forget that they are representing people in Springfield, not cities, villages, school districts, etc.   When the Northwest Municipal League … Continue reading