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Why Governor Rauner Must Veto SB 3319

January 20, 2017   ·   4 Comments

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, ...

(Video) Lisle CUSD 202 Told To Raise Taxes To Maximum Law Allows –

LISLE, IL. (ECWd) – The Lisle CUSD 202 School Board was told, during public comment, to raise the property taxes as high as the law ...

DuPage County Election Commission- Why some public officials need removed from office

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – With over half of the DuPage County Board also being attorneys, to include the County Chairman, how is it that laws ...

Lisle School District 202 Tries Restricting Use Of Meeting Videos –

LISLE, IL. (ECWd) – Lisle Community Unit School District 202 has attempted to claim copyright on its School Board meeting videos (click here). Those videos ...

Tri-State Fire – The 2013 mystery returns –

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – By all indications, a criminal has been working for years at Tri-State Fire Protection District and it appears no one seems ...

Lisle Park District Comissioners & Families Receiving Unauthorized Benefits –

LISLE, IL. (ECWd) – Lisle Park District joins the long list of public bodies granting their elected officials (and their family members) benefits/compensation that are ...

Former Tri-State Fire Trustee Micheal Orrico Charged With Crime –

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Justice is slow in Illinois, but at least there does appear to be hope when it comes to holding public officials ...

Video: WAND’s Doug Wolfe Reports On Citizen Watchdogs –

DECATUR, IL. (ECWd) – WAND  I-TEAM Reporter, Doug Wolfe: “As newspapers struggle to survive many no longer keep an eye on tax dollars and government ...

PRESS RELEASE: Rolly Waller, Candidate, DuPage County Board, District 1

Rolly Waller  Candidate, DuPage County Board, District 1  630-865-5744, rollywaller@gmail.com Date: Oct. 30, 2016 For Release: IMMEDIATE HYPOCRISY OR FLIP FLOP? DUPAGE COUNTY BOARD CHAIRMAN DAN ...

College of DuPage – $388,834.98 – Money well spent!

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Reform is never easy nor as costly as some wanted to make people believe. The College of DuPage has been the ...

College of DuPage Trustee McGuire Agrees With Watchdogs –

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – In April of 2015, taxpayers sent a clear message to the legacy trustees at the College of DuPage.  One trustee, in ...

DuPage Public Guardian / County Board Member Seeks AG Opinion –

DuPage CO., IL. (ECWd) – DuPage County Board Member and DuPage County Public Guardian, Donald Puchalski, has asked the Illinois Attorney General for an opinion ...

DuPage County Board Member Donald Puchalski’s Incompatible Offices?

DuPage County, IL. (ECWd) – A complaint has been filed with the Office of the Executive Inspector General alleging DuPage County Board Member Donald Puchalski ...

Lawsuit against COD attorneys brought by Erin Birt, Dianne McGuire, and Joe Wozniak has been Dismissed

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – In January of this year, we reported, as did the Chicago Tribune and Daily Herald, three College of DuPage (COD) Trustees ...

Auditor General Report on College of DuPage Released – WOW!

DuPage Co. (ECWd)- The Auditor General has posted the Performance Audit performed at the College of DuPage that followed the actions taken by the new ...

ICCB – Community Colleges to lose accreditation? Really?

Illinois (ECWd) – Once again, let me begin by stating, “you can’t make this stuff up!” A recent board meeting of the Illinois Community College ...

Law firm disputes quote from Founder of For The Good of Illinois – Fact Check

Edgar Co. (ECWd) – The Daily Herald ran a story about the Millions being spent on attorneys by our school districts.  They included a couple ...

IMET Fallout Continues With Lawsuit Against USDA –

The Illinois Metropolitan Investment Fund ran into trouble a couple years ago when one of the funds they invested in fraudulently squandered the public funds. Initially, ...

Cook County Record Reports On Our Appeal Of CPA Denial –

Cook County, IL. (ECWd) – ‘Watchdogs’ appeal DuPage judge’s OK of lawsuit over reporting of alleged ‘pay to play’ for COD contract Jonathan Bilyk Aug. ...

Ball Petitions to Appeal Denial of CPA Motion in Burkhart v. ECWI et al –

DuPage County, IL. (ECWd) – Defendant Claire Ball has Petitioned the 2nd Appellate Court for leave to appeal pursuant to Illinois Supreme Court  Rule 306(a)(9) – “from an ...

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