Ratings to go Public?
In one corner stands the media and attorney general Lisa Madigan. In the other stands one of the most powerful unions in the state.
The Illinois Press Association says its top priority for the Illinois General Assembly’s upcoming veto session is preventing an override of Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto of House Bill 5154, which would bar disclosure of government employee performance evaluations in response to Freedom of Information Act requests.
- ....Cara Smith, public access counselor for Madigan’s office, said the attorney general opposes the bill. Madigan’s office also opposed amendments made by Quinn, who exempted performance evaluations for law enforcement officials.
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