Chicago Sun-Times: State agency refuses to give GOP lawmaker access to NRI emails

Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration Wednesday turned down a bid by a Downstate Republican to search state computer servers personally for any unreleased emails related to the governor’s Neighborhood Recovery Initiative anti-violence program.

Rep. David Reis, R-Willow Hill, was not given access to state email systems by officials at the state Department of Central Management Services, who cited state and federal law and security concerns as the basis for their decision. Read more.