One of the best changes is that the mandatory response time was reduced from seven days to five days.
30% of states still don’t have any mandatory time limit for responding to FOIA requests. I believe it was Chicagoan Rahm Emanuel who said that you should never let a good crisis go to waste. In this case, sunshine-minded politicians in Illinois used the Blagojevich mess to push through these good reforms.
See the Chicago Tribune’s story: