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Rep. Adam Brown confirms he won’t seek another term –

September 4, 2015   ·   0 Comments

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Springfield, IL. (ECWd) – We have heard rumors of this for a little over a week, and according to CapitolFax, in a post yesterday, they ...

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Attorney General’s Office inquiring into Orland Park Library Board (again) –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – The Illinois Attorney General’s Office has launched an inquiry into more law-breaking by the problem-child Orland Park Public Library Board ...

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Orland Park Public Library and Megan Fox: A Challenger’s Point of View

University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee – UWM (ECWd) – This case study (bottom of page) is from UWM, who is studying the OPPL challenge as a case ...

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Shiloh School seeking county sales tax –

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) – During the Edgar County Study Session last Monday, August 31st, a county board member stated that Shiloh Schools were inquiring ...

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Lerna – Eavesdropping during public meeting?

Lerna, IL. (ECWd) – Does the eavesdropping law apply to open public meetings in Illinois? The short answer is “NO”. This accusation comes up frequently ...

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Standing Room Only at Lerna Village Trustee Meeting

Lerna, IL. (ECWd) – I attended the September meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Village of Lerna and asked Village President Don Pearcy ...

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Mike Marron Plans to Avoid Public Scrutiny of Vermilion County Planning –

Vermilion Co., IL. (ECWd) – Marron Plans to Avoid Scrutiny of Vermilion County Planning BY, FOR, ABOUT — AND COPYRIGHTED BY — MIKE MARRON. Below ...

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Illinois Comptroller Munger dukes it out on Facebook instead of issuing press release –

CHICAGO, IL. (ECWd) – What does it say about a Constitutional State Officer who dukes it out on Facebook instead of issuing an official Press ...

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Edgar Co. Board approved increased Health Insurance payments at Special Meeting –

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) – The Edgar County Board held a Special Meeting this morning at 9:15 a.m. to approve an increase the County’s share ...

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Death in holding cell at Edgar County Jail –

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) – A woman’s death in her cell at Edgar County’s jail is under investigation, but authorities are stating at the moment ...

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College of DuPage – Trustee benefits, IRS rules, State law –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – When it comes to the compensation of Community College Trustees (and Library Trustees and Park District Commissioners for that matter) ...

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Update: OPPL – Bittman’s SLAPP against Fox: “We do not live in Bittman’s world” –

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) – On August 27, 2015, attorneys for Fox/DuJan filed their response in opposition to Bittman’s motion to dismiss countersuit. It is ...

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College of DuPage’s Breuder – Burkhart / Herricane Graffics connections –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – For the past 13 months or so we have been reporting on issues dealing with almost every aspect of how ...

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Tri-State Fire Protection District – Chief has gag order on firemen –

Tri-State FPD (ECWd) – You know there are problems, when as a public employee and citizen, you have to report any contact with elected officials ...

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College of DuPage – Trustee Diane McGuire’s highly questionable expense claims –

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Updated to change “Lyle” to “Naperville” in relation to the Chamber of Commerce meeting. 8-29-2015 The self proclaimed “Ambassador” for COD, ...

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Sherrard CUSD-200 to pay $95k settlement for refusing 8 year old girl with service dog –

Sherrard, IL. (ECWd) – Some good news! Sherrard CUSD-200 school board tonight approved a settlement for more than $95,000 due to the school refusing to ...

Lerna-Mayor (WinCE)

Lerna, IL.: Conflicts of Interest with Mayor, Employee, Trustee –

Lerna, IL. (ECWd) – We have been receiving tips from Lerna residents for at least two years now, and decided there was enough information to ...

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Tri-State FPD – Who is managing your tax dollars?

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – My concerns with the Chief of the Tri State Fire District began when I received a FOIA response with unredacted medical ...

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Saturday night boat fire at Mill Creek Lake –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – Last Saturday evening, August 22, 2015, there was an incident at Mill Creek Lake, within the Clark County Park District, ...

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Governor’s Edgar County patronage hire claims tax exemptions in two states.

Edgar Co. (ECWd) – One of Governor Rauner’s campaign promises was to tackle patronage hiring.  According to the Chicago Sun Times, Rauner spokeswoman Catherine Kelly ...

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COD – This guy can truly say “I told you so” –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – This comment from public comment session during the August 21, 2014 Board of Trustees meeting was spot on in its ...

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Speak, for those who dare not are subjects – Demand Accountability –

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) – “Public refusal to remain silent and its refusal to accept corruption is the first line of defense against it.” Mr. ...

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What is Glenview Public Library hiding?

Glenview, IL. (ECWd) – After receiving a tip of an unusual FOIA response from the Glenview Public Library, I submitted my own to see if ...

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College of DuPage voted to terminate Breuder –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – Tonight, the College of DuPage voted to initiate termination procedures against President-on-administration-leave Breuder. Effective immediately. Trustee McGuire shouted about her ...

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College of DuPage – It only takes 4 votes to terminate –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – Reading the newspaper articles this week on the vote to terminate Breuder may lead people to believe that it takes ...

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College of DuPage – Herricane Graphics favored nation status

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – A rolling production of records regarding Herricane Graphics (HG)  appears to substantiate even more of our claims regarding the relationship Carla ...

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Tri-State FPD – More Orrico Misrepresentations

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Just as I stated in the last article on this character, he has misrepresented the facts in his resignation letter. I ...

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College of DuPage – Trustee Wozniak cost the tax payers over $45,000.00 in expenses

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Previous expense information for Trustee McGuire tallied up over $23K in expenses for her serving the public.  (See previous article).  After ...

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College of DuPage – will vote on initiating termination proceeding against President Breuder –

College of DuPage (ECWd) – The College of DuPage is holding a meeting on August 20, 2015, starting at 5:00 p.m. It is anticipated that ...

Governor’s downstate director accused of family patronage hire is not true –

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) – I received a disturbing email this morning purporting to state that Randy Pollard’s wife had been hired at the Illinois Lottery, ...

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