information http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria County Sheriff talks on inmates’ FOIA requests http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-county-sheriff-talks-inmates-foia-requests <p></p><div>Peoria County Sheriff Mike McCoy says he wants to change how some inmates receive Freedom of Information Act requests. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports:</div><p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Alex Rusciano 14304 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria County Sheriff talks on inmates’ FOIA requests Topinka touts new financial database http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/topinka-touts-new-financial-database <p></p><div>Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka is traveling the state this week to announce a new database that will make local government financial information available. &nbsp; Topinka's office is calling the database ``The Warehouse'' and says it will put records in one place so taxpayers can review them. It will include information from 5,200 counties, municipalities and special taxing districts across Illinois. The site also has a ``compare data'' function that lets users compare governments.</div><p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:00:30 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 14059 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Topinka touts new financial database