Watchdog group sues Rosemont for Garth Brooks information

January 23, 2015 2:56 AM

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A watchdog group is suing the Chicago suburb of Rosemont for keeping secret the financial incentives it used to draw country music star Garth Brooks to play its arena.

The Better Government Association filed the lawsuit Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court. The group claims the village shouldn't have blacked out the financial terms before releasing documents that the group requested under the Illinois Freedom of Information Act.

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