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Exploring the Freedom of Information Act and the Open Meetings Act

Local Government Education
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Learn how to navigate government transparency requirements.

Discover two educational webinars hosted by University of Illinois Extension, Rural Partners, and Governors Rural Affairs Council. Whether you're a FOIA or OMA "veteran" seeking a refresher or a newcomer eager to learn, all are welcome.

During these 90-minute sessions, we'll delve into the nuts and bolts of PAC's work and the relevant statutes, providing updated information and tools for local implementation to avoid violations. Plus, there will be dedicated time for Q&A to address any general questions and concerns.

Please note that recordings will not be available. Don’t miss out. Register now or invite a colleague to attend live.

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May 16 at noon: Freedom of Information Act
May 30 at noon: Open Meetings Act


Christopher Boggs is a deputy public access counselor with the Public Access Bureau in the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. Before joining the Attorney General's Office, Mr. Boggs was a postdoctoral legal fellow at the University of Illinois Office of University Counsel.

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