Most 2010 cases handled by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's Public Access Office came from government bodies looking to keep details away from the public.
3,278: Governments seeking permission to deny access to information
1,295: Appeals of Freedom of Information Act denials from citizens
156: Appeals of FOIA denials from media
293: Appeals of FOIA denials from other groups
206: Reviews of alleged Open Meetings Act violations
5,228: Total Public Access Office requests for review
Source: Illinois Attorney General