You should all unite, regardless of party, in opposing this latest attempt to keep the public out of the public’s business.
SB 1148, AN ACT REDEFINING “MEETING” FOR PURPOSES OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT (GAE)
> (To exempt certain negotiations between the leaders of political parties from being considered a meeting for purposes of the Freedom of Information Act.):
> Under Section 1-200(2) of the FOI Act, “meeting” would not include…(E) negotiations between members of different political parties who are in a leadership position, with respect to proposed legislation or a proposed action of the public agency to which such members belong, notwithstanding that such members also constitute a quorum of a public agency” and therefore would not be subject to the FOI Act.