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IL. Supreme Court rules – IHSA not a public body as defined by FOIA -Ruling problematic for COD Foundation

May 18, 2017   ·   1 Comments

Illinois (ECWd) – For the foregoing reasons, we hold that the IHSA is not a public body as defined by the FOIA and that the ...

College of DuPage motion to stay and appeal granted in Breuder case.

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Federal Judge Wood issued an order May 5th, 2017, regarding the appeal requested by the College of Dupage and the Board ...

College of DuPage- voting to settle claimed excess force and false arrest by Police

DuPage Co.  (ECWd) – November 4th, 2015, Plaintiff  Jaclyn Pazera filed this complaint against police officers working for the College of DuPage and also named ...

Community College Trustees and Conflicts of Interest –

ECWd – This year has been one of those unique election cycles where the election results created real questions on what exactly constitutes a conflict ...

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 ...

Downers Grove Township Clerk Pension Debate – Part 2

DOWNERS GROVE, IL. (ECWd) – Part one is located at this link (here) and mainly discusses the September 2016 Downers Grove Township meeting where there appeared ...

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 ...

Laura Hois, Downers Grove Township Clerk, seeking taxpayer funded pension based on void ordinance –

Downers Grove, IL. (ECWd) – Corrected to reflect she is not currently receiving a pension (but has been seeking one). Laura Hois is a Candidate ...

COD Motions for Interlocutory Appeal v. Breuder –

DuPage Co., IL. (ECWd) – On March 17, 2017, the College of DuPage filed a 9-page Motion to Certify For Interlocutory Appeal the denial of ...

Update: Lisle Woman Accused of Forging Petitions for Seat on College of DuPage Board of Trustees

DuPage Co., IL. (ECWd) – Press Release Contact Information: Media Coordinator: 630-407-8160 Thursday, March 16, 2017 Lisle Woman Accused of Forging Petitions for Seat on ...

College of DuPage makes history- SLEA Director approved by ILETSB

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – For the first time in the history of COD, the SLEA Director has been approved by the ILETSB.  We first reported ...

“Mulchgate” – Claims in Committee Hearing proven false!

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Representative Peter Breen testified in support of his wood chip bill on behalf of his constituents a few weeks ago and ...

Why Illinois is in the wood pile: Wood Chips –

Springfield (ECWd) – Follow the law and be honest, that is all we ask.  This is the condensed version(LOL) that every legislator in Springfield needs ...

Free Wood Chips – No Trespassing!

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – About a month ago I wrote this article about our legislators passing laws to legalize activity that had been going on ...

COD Foundation Attorney attacked Chicago Tribune during Appellate Court hearing with false claim about ECWd –

Northern Illinois University (NIU) – (ECWd) – In what should have been his time for rebuttal statements, the College of DuPage Foundation attorney spent a ...

College of DuPage – Breuder claim of tortious interference by board members in their individual capacity denied –

DuPage Col. (ECWd) – The Federal Courts acted on motions in the Robert Breuder civil case against the College of Dupage today and issued a ...

College of DuPage officials subpoenaed – Radio Engineer trial to begin

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Almost two years to the day of being charged, former College of DuPage Radio Engineer John Valenta will finally stand before ...

PLA briefs filed with the Illinois Supreme Court – (Citizen Participation Act)

Illinois (ECWd)- Multiple Prayer for Leave to Appeal (PLA) briefs were filed yesterday with the Illinois Supreme Court stemming from the scandals exposed at the ...

Why Governor Rauner Must Veto SB 3319

Illinois (ECWd) – On January 10, 2017, the last (and lame-duck) day of the session, the 99th Illinois General Assembly passed SB 3319. This bill ...

Lisle Village Board Violates Law On Camera –

LISLE, IL. (ECWd) – One of the issues concerning Mayor Broda and the Village of Lisle is a Binding Opinion from the Illinois Attorney General ...

College of DuPage – Board Examiner finds 49 signatures that should be stricken; validates only 37.

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – The College of DuPage Electoral Board requested a Board Examiner to review signatures on petitions objected to, that were submitted by candidate Husna ...

College of DuPage – Candidate admits photo-copying petitions-blames COD for her failure to comply with law

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – In a rather interesting attempt to cast blame for noncompliance of specific election records, Rafath Waheed blamed COD citing, “obfuscation of ...

College of DuPage – Candidate cites Social Justice Journal to support her legal position

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – During the petition objection hearing last Tuesday at the College of DuPage, the Electoral Board offered one of the candidates and ...

Lisle Village Clerk gets work release from 3rd DUI and serves as Electoral Board Member –

LISLE, IL. (ECWd) – Only in Illinois can you be a 3-time DUI offender – sentenced to 4 months in jail, and then get work ...

Lisle CUSD 202 Backtracks On Copyright Claims –

LISLE, IL. (ECWd) – After claiming copyright on its board meeting videos, and then spending over 18 minutes of time we can never recover talking ...

Did DuPage County Officials dupe the General Assembly into violating the Illinois Constitution?

DuPage Co.  (ECWd) – I wish I could take credit for this one as it turns out I had read the specific Illinois Constitution provision ...

College of DuPage – 2nd Petition Objector Confirmed

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Lori Solyom of Lombard, Illinois, has filed petition objections at the College of DuPage against the same two candidates as the ...

(VIDEO) – Lisle CUSD 202 trying to play “Government Censor” –

LISLE, IL. (ECWd) – During its December 19, 2016, school board meeting, the Lisle CUSD 202 school board tried really hard at making school board videos difficult, when it ...

Two College of DuPage Trustee Candidate Petitions Challenged –

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Husna Ghani and Rafath Waheed turned in petition packets for election to the Board of Trustees at the College of DuPage, ...

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