Sent from a reader: Advertising on empty Connect Transit buses paid for by taxpayers: Evidently no local businesses want their name associated with this massive waste of money!
By: Diane Benjamin Follow-up to this story from two days ago: https://blnnews.com/2018/05/15/foia-fail-again-and-again/ I emailed both the City Clerk and Tari about the ridiculous .50 (fifty cents) charge and use of a disk since previous large FOIA requests have been delivered via Hightail. Yesterday afternoon I received the request digitally. Since the Clerk probably would have ignored […]
By: Diane Benjamin A reader told me at the end of April the Bloomington Public Library was running ads on a Peoria TV station. On April 30th I filed a FOIA request for the ad and what they are spending on advertising. Keep in mind the City of Bloomington spends a fortune on IT and […]
By: Diane Benjamin I filed this FOIA request on June 28th: It was due on July 5th, but I didn’t receive it. I keep a log of FOIA requests, this morning I had a minute to review them and noticed I hadn’t received this one. I sent a reminder to the City of Bloomington City […]
by: Diane Benjamin Tonight the City Council is expected to approve bills and payroll without any questions. Both are part of the consent agenda, meaning there is nothing to see here – just vote Yes. Before I get to the Pantagraph and WJBC, buried on page 123 is this: (h/t JS) http://www.cityblm.org/modules/showdocument.aspx?documentid=7009 346 CHICAGO CUBS […]