The Coalition filed Freedom of Information Requests months ago with many City departments. Many were somewhat responsive. One response revealed that the Mayor’s Office is “coordinating” all FOIA responses to our requests. Unlike most other City departments, the Chicago Park District met our FOIA requests with obfuscation and silence. Finally, the Coalition filed a FOIA lawsuit against the District. In today’s Hyde Park Herald, we explain why.

We seek clarity and an end to secrecy