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Auditor General Frank Mautino implicated by Federal Special Master Report to the Federal Courts

Illinois (ECWd) – Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino was cherry picked to hold a 10-year government position that has the oversite investigative power to include ...

Cashed Checks? Loan Payments? Fraudulent reporting? Do the Federal authorities know the truth?

 Illinois (ECWd) The D2 filing for Frank Mautino’s campaign reflected a lot of loan payments for loans that did not exist according to the paperwork.  ...

Who’s Harry?

Who is Harry? Whoever he is, much like Joe, he received campaign cash on a regular basis, year after year from Frank Mautino’s campaign account. ...

Who is Joe?

Illinois (ECWd) – Who is Joe? Whoever he is, he received campaign cash on a regular basis, year after year from Frank Mautino’s campaign account. ...

Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino’s campaign treasurer testified in criminal Grand Jury

Illinois – (ECWd) We have confirmed that Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino’s campaign treasurer has, in fact, testified before a Criminal Grand Jury. Q. Okay. ...

Iroquois County State’s Attorney – Get your head in the game –

Iroquois Co. (ECWd) – Iroquois County State’s Attorney Jim Devine appears to have once again stepped off into areas he apparently knows little about and ...

Iroquois County ETSB billing illegal and they know it- yet it continues!

Iroquois Co. (ECWd) – The request was simple, the response is compelling. A copy of the state statute utilized for the purpose of charging other ...

Coles County Board dancing around truth on Assessments contract (video) –

Coles Co. (ECWd)– Get caught violating the law and more often than not, public officials will do the following. Ignore you Deny they did anything ...

Effingham County violates FOIA – State’s Attorney now involved

Effingham Co. (ECWd) – In light of the ambulance contract the county recently entered into, and the public outcry over concerns on how that process ...

Better Government Association offering free FOIA training

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – The Better Government Association has asked us to assist in the promotion of their upcoming citizen watchdog training to be held ...

College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn sign agreement –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – The College of DuPage, Village of Glen Ellyn, and the DuPage County Board all agreed that Glen Ellyn would once ...

Coles County – Assessment roll back path provided by Department of Revenue- County ignoring it?

Coles Co. (ECWd) – In order to follow the mess created by Coles County officials as it relates to the assessment of commercial property, we ...

Did Former LaSalle County State’s Attorney Brian Towne provide cover for drug arrest of son of IL Auditor General?

LaSalle Co. (ECWd) – LaSalle County case 17CF15 has been filed against Pietro Mautino who is the son of Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino.   ...

City of LaSalle – Retaliatory action against whistle blower police?

LaSalle Co. (ECWd – In coordination with a LaSalle Co. Watchdog) – As of April 4th, last Tuesday, the City of LaSalle informed members of their police ...

Allin Township Fire Protection District – Someone Please Call the FBI –

McLean Co. (ECWd) – What we know: Allin Township has not provided all the ordinances requested, and the attorney has failed to respond to my ...

Shelbyville Township Violates Township Code – Holds illegal meeting

Shelby Co. (ECWd) – One can only wonder why this Township can’t seem to get things right as once again, they have failed to either ...

Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino deposed – protective order issued.

Illinois (ECWd) – We broke the first story on the Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino as it related to questionable campaign spending at a single ...

Iroquois County – Using your tax dollars to promote safety tax-Violation of Law?

Iroquois Co. (ECWd) – It’s hard enough to fight against our ever rising taxes in Illinois but where does a person turn to when their ...

Coles County – Will violations of law be self-corrected or is another lawsuit on the horizon?

Coles Co. (ECWd) – In just about every public body we get asked to look into, we know within the first few Freedom of Information ...

PTELL- The political boogeyman during elections

Illinois (ECWd) – Property Tax Extension Limitation Law (PTELL) Tax laws in Illinois are probably the most complicated of all 50 states.  The one forgotten ...

Iroquois County – Emergency Telephone System Board- What did they miss?

Iroquois Co. (ECWd) – The now voided employment contract with their 911 Coordinator brings us to the need to expose the lack of oversite by ...

Coles County – Special meeting and procurement requirements matter –

Coles Co. (ECWd) – Over the years we hear complaints that our Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests are nothing but fishing missions and do ...

Coles County Assessments – Does the oath of office mean anything?

Coles Co. (ECWd) In Illinois, we have laws passed by our legislature with the purpose of them being followed. The laws pertaining to Township assessments ...

Coles County Assessment issues – size matters, as do laws!

Coles Co. (ECWd) – For those residing in Coles County, we urge you to pay attention to this article and the dozens to follow as ...

Iroquois County – We The People have Rights, not privileges

Iroquois Co. (ECWd) – With malfeasance and corruption infecting our local governments across this country we find those elected to service have forgotten the fact ...

Higher Learning Commission – The new hammer against Fraud and Abuse in Higher Education

United States (ECWd) – The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is set to meet with the College of DuPage Board of Trustees next month in an ...

Iroquois County – Larry, we’ll pay your registration fee!

Iroquois Co. (ECWd) – As one who believes things happen for a reason, today’s mail once again provides evidence to support that belief.  When I ...

Shelbyville Township – Financial reporting not adding up

Shelby Co. (ECWd) – While reviewing the financial reporting to the Illinois State Comptroller for Shelbyville Township, some serious discrepancies have been identified.  I briefly ...

Shelbyville Township March meeting video

Shelby Co. (ECWd) – Below is the video from the March Shelbyville Township meeting.   A few items of interest are the length of the meeting ...

Iroquois County – 911 Coordinator contract declared void from day one –

Iroquois Co. (ECWd) – The Iroquois County Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB) held a special meeting tonight to discuss the employment contract they had with ...

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