How far does freedom of information extend?
June 22, 2009
Alice Campbell Havre Daily News [email protected]
No. That's how Havre and Hill County governments have replied to an open records request by the State Treasure Network for no-bid contracts and government contracts over $1,000. Robert Adney, the organization's executive director, said the requests were made to help identify where spending can be cut, especially in the wake of scandals such as former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's. "We don't think we're going to find any kind of corruption," he said, but added he hopes that postin...