Thursday, August 6, 2020

42: Sunshine Laws

We're celebrating summertime on Ancel Glink's Quorum Forum podcast talking about sunshine laws with Eugene Bolotnikov, including the latest guidance from the Public Access Counselor on the Open Meetings Act and Freedom of Information Act during the COVID-19 pandemic. Then, Catie Coghlan reviews how the State of Illinois and large counties are distributing CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds to local governments. How have your local government meetings changed during the pandemic? Email us at! Watch the podcast at


Municipal Minute, Updated PAC Guidance on OMA and FOIA During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Municipal Minute, Court Rejects Bad Faith Claims in FOIA Dispute

Municipal Minute, PAC Issues Binding Opinion Interpreting FOIA Exemption Regarding Fair Trial or Impartial Hearing

Municipal Minute, Required Postings for the IMRF and Participating Municipalities

Workplace Report, The Impact of Chicago's Travel Order on EPSLA