@cjciaramella IL FOIA allows submission via any means available to a public body, which makes me wonder if FOIA by tweet (tagging a public body -> public body receives notification and request) might work. Unlike most states, no requirement that it reach someone specific, just the public body.
Get yourself a lawyer who knows how to make public records requests through the proper channels instead of attempting to request records via tweet. https://twitter.com/SidneyPowell1/status/1331444137913184256
Please consider this an open records act request for the #Zoom meeting of today's date with electors & your refusal to perform a real audit to include envelopes & all documents required. #TrumpLandslide
For historian/genealogist folks, who might want to get their grandpa’s FBI file, check out these successful requests for fee waivers, and note the value of obituaries.
(Also, FBI redacted the names of survivors from a published obit in their response! 😂)
#FOIA users, especially those seeking @FBI records, may find this release as a useful tool.
A stack of granted FOIA fee waivers from the FBI (received under appeal) to show what they grant:
A lot of our FOIA peeps spend their days going after government and police records, while we’re usually the nerdy weirdos who use FOIA to go after historical and genealogical records.
Well, here’s a sad story that combines both interests.
@ReclaimTheRecs @HealthyLivingMo Even though their bad behavior made us wait years for the indexes, now we’ve got those and enough money to support RTR on several more cases 🤞 ☁️📏
"...the agency deliberately delayed granting the request [for copies of birth records] and then worked to get state lawmakers to change the open records law."
How it started How it's going 2
How it started How it's going2