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COD- More for the Breuder legacy.

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – With the burdens of making ends meet becoming harder and harder most agree that at some point we have to put ...

College of DuPage – Breuder’s clone to evaluate COD

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – I have said it many times, and it appears once again the statement holds true. You can’t make this stuff up! ...

College of DuPage – Fox in the Hen House?

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – For months the College of DuPage has been rocked by scandal after scandal.  From several thousand dollar bar tabs by its ...

Wind Farm Bankrupt, foreclosure sought on Sublette, IL. landowner…

Sublette, IL. (ECWd) – This is an article obtained from WindAction.org, who obtained it from North American Wind Power. This is a case in which ...

Death Row Stories: “Randy Steidl” – to broadcast in July…

July 12th marks the premiere date of the new season of “Death Row Stories” on CNN – a new episode will premiere on each of ...

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Effingham Park District violates state law, compensates Commissioners –

Effingham, IL. (ECWd) – While reviewing the Effingham Park District’s policies, I came across a policy that shows compensation for Park District Commissioners, even though ...

College of DuPage issues press release re: Higher Learning Commission –

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – I would like to thank the COD Board Chairman Kathy Hamilton and interim President Dr. Collins for their press release pertaining ...

Dr. Phelan resigns from Higher Learning Commission –

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – I was notified today that the Jackson Community College President who was supposed to be part of the evaluation team for ...

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Bloomington’s Pantagraph should shutter its doors –

Bloomington, IL. (ECWd) – The Pantagraph newspaper is doing the citizens of Bloomington, IL. a disservice by advocating for the City of Bloomington to violate ...

Rauner should immediately terminate Kim Savage from Student Assistance Commission –

Springfield, Illinois – (ECWd) – The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (“ISAC”) is not immune from controversy in relation to electioneering and reported violations of ethics, ...

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Wind Turbine blade falls off in flames (video) –

Sublette, IL. (ECWd) – Below is dramatic video of the moment a flaming wind turbine blade broke off and fell to the ground in flames. ...

AG decides: Clark-Edgar Rural Water District violated FOIA….in 2012!

Edgar Co. (ECWd) – Over three years ago I filed a complaint with the Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor regarding the Clark-Edgar Rural Water District ...

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AG decides: Clark-Edgar Rural Water District violated FOIA….in 2012!

Edgar Co. (ECWd) – Over three years ago I filed a complaint with the Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor regarding the Clark-Edgar Rural Water District ...

Ron Stone threatened and intimidated Park Commissioners –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – We have been informed that Clark County Park District Commissioner Ron Stone has threatened other Commissioners that he will remove ...

Park Director & W. Terre Haute Police Officer brawl with Park Patrons –

Clark County, IL. (ECWd) – The Clark County Sheriff’s Department responded to a 911 call on an incident last weekend in which Charity Murphy, the ...

Clark Co. Parks’ Charity Murphy hiding phone records…

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – In response to a Freedom of Information Act request, Charity Murphy, the Clark County Park District’s FOIA Officer decided to ...

Clark Co. Park District holds Special Meeting –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – Update: 5-29-2015 – added the audio recording to the bottom of the article. It is about 1 hour and 41 ...

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Clark Co. Parks’ Charity Murphy tries her hand at intimidation again –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – In the aftermath of publishing this article (here) yesterday on FOIA failures, the Executive Director, Charity Murphy, finally answered the ...

Tip on another possible FOIA lawsuit headed towards Clark County Park District –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – We have received a tip from someone in another part of the state that Charity Murphy has failed to respond ...

Clark County Parks’ Charity Murphy caught failing to pay for boat fuel –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – After considerable delay, the FOIA request for copies of the fuel sales sheets were provided to us. Just as we ...

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Clark Co. Park District sued under Freedom of Information Act –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – Today I filed a lawsuit naming the Clark County Park District as Defendant in a Freedom of Information Act “FOIA” ...

Clark Co. Park calls in more “security”, disputes right to record meeting –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – During the Special Meeting last night, the Clark County Park District had three “security” employees present. Normally this would not ...

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Clark Co. Park District suspends illegitimate meeting –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – On May 26, 2015, the Clark County Park District tried to hold a finance committee meeting. The problem was that ...

Clark Co. Park using “Security Guard” to intimidate meeting attendees –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – After the short meeting tonight that was determined to be a meeting of a non-existent finance committee, the Park District’s ...

DuPage County

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COD- More for the Breuder legacy.

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – With the burdens of making ends meet becoming harder and harder most agree that at some point we have to put ...

College of DuPage – Fox in the Hen House?

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – For months the College of DuPage has been rocked by scandal after scandal.  From several thousand dollar bar tabs by its ...

Rauner should immediately terminate Kim Savage from Student Assistance Commission –

Springfield, Illinois – (ECWd) – The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (“ISAC”) is not immune from controversy in relation to electioneering and reported violations of ethics, ...

College of DuPage hatchet job fails miserably…

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – An article published yesterday by the Chicago Tribune reported that College of DuPage Chairman Kathy Hamilton violated the ethics policy as ...

COD-US Bank – Public Investment Act violated, Trustee McGuire wrong

DuPage C0. (ECWd) – During the June 11, 2015 College of DuPage meeting, Trustee McGuire made a statement of fact that she is going to ...

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College of DuPage issues press release re: Higher Learning Commission –

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – I would like to thank the COD Board Chairman Kathy Hamilton and interim President Dr. Collins for their press release pertaining ...

Dr. Phelan resigns from Higher Learning Commission –

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – I was notified today that the Jackson Community College President who was supposed to be part of the evaluation team for ...

College of DuPage – Breuder’s clone to evaluate COD

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – I have said it many times, and it appears once again the statement holds true. You can’t make this stuff up! ...

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Time for change within the Illinois Community College Board –

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) – With the mass unveiling of inappropriate spending, policy and statute violations, and other actions of Illinois’ Public Community Colleges lately, there ...

College of DuPage – Documents show Savage and Birt campaigned with public funds –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – In a recent document dump from the College of DuPage, there were several emails leading to questions of impropriety with ...

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COD- From five star dining to soup kitchen

DuPage Co. – (ECWd) – The College of DuPage held a special meeting last night, and in true form we find arrogance, ignorance, stupidity, and ...

College of DuPage releases WDCB report, waives privilege…

  College of DuPage (ECWd) – The College of DuPage Board of Trustees tonight waived attorney-client privilege to release the “‘Independent Investigative Report on WDCB.” ...

Orland Park Public Library

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Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman Sued for Defamation by Megan Fox

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – Yesterday, on Monday 6/15/15, writer and community activist Megan Fox sued Orland Park Library’s Public Information Coordinator, Bridget Bittman, for ...

Orland Park Library – Bittman lawsuit update – Judge denied motion –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – Last week, after numerous motions to extend the time to respond, Bridget Bittman’s attorney filed several Motions in response to ...

OPPL’s Bridget Bittman’s “SLAPP” lawsuit update –

Orland Park, Illinois (ECWd) – Bridget Bittman, the public information officer and self-styled “crisis manager” of the Orland Park Public Library (OPPL), filed what we ...

Orland Park Library pays $55,000 to settle FOIA/Open Meetings lawsuits –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – The Orland Park Public Library Board of Trustees has approved a settlement of $55,000.00 to dispose of Freedom of Information ...

Orland Park Public Library Still Covering Up Child Porn…

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – Saturday, March 7, 2015 From Safe Libraries: The Orland Park Public Library (link) is the scene of the latest effort ...

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Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman’s lawsuit update – dismissal motion granted –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – This is urgent and breaking news. The judge granted the motion to dismiss in its entirety.  . All the counts ...

Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman’s SLAPP suit latest filings

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – Bridget Bittman, the Orland Park Public Library’s public information coordinator, filed what we believe to be a SLAPP (Strategic Litigation ...

OPPL – Bittman lawsuit – May4 filings –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – Bridget Bittman’s attorney finally finished filing all documents as ordered by the Judge. This batch was an Opposition to a ...

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Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman begs on GoFundMe – Vacations in Florida –

Orland Park, Illinois (ECWd) – Orland Park Public Library employee Bridget Bittman decided a few months ago to file what I would call a frivolous ...

Orland Park Library spent $480,000 fighting open records and open meetings laws –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – In the past fifteen months, the Orland Park Public Library (OPPL) has spent over $480,000.00 fighting Freedom of Information and ...

Sexual Harassment of Librarians – Librarian Protection Bill proposed –

Sexual harassment is wrong as is working in a hostile work environment. Librarians, library employees and patrons are forced to endure that when libraries allow ...

Update on Bittman v. Fox et al – Orland Park Library –

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) – Motions to dismiss Bittman’s lawsuit on 7 of the 13 counts have been filed after Bittman filed her amended Complaint. ...

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