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Clark County Park District – Joe Ewing: His forged petitions gains him Board Chairmanship –

May 22, 2015   ·   0 Comments

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Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – During the May 21, 2015 Clark County Park District Board of Commissioners meeting, Commissioner Joe Ewing was named the board ...

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Clark Co. Parks – Charity Murphy fails to pay late fees – rewarded with two pay raises…

Clark CO., IL. (ECWd) – In a FOIA request recently obtained, it became quite clear the Executive Director of the Clark County Park District had ...

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Scathing Senate Report – Illegal acts confirmed…

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) – For over a year we have been working on exposing the out of control spending at the College of DuPage.  During ...

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Unit 46 – Elections have consequences – so do past discussions

Elgin, IL (ECWd) – Elections have consequences – so do past discussions Time and time again we see public officials being told what they can ...

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Martinsville Flag Desecrator- Federal Law violated?

Clark Co. (ECWd) – Federal Law: 18 U.S. Code 700 – Desecration of the flag of the United States; penalties- (Link to Federal Code) (a) ...

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Clark County Park Open Meetings Lawsuit Update –

Clark CO., IL. (ECWd) – In an effort to minimize expenses to the Clark County Park District and its taxpayers, we have delivered an offer ...

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Update on Martinsville’s flag desecrating teacher –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – Update: May 20, 2015: WTHI Interview of Clifford Clouser (HERE) and other news article (HERE) and Statement by School Superintendent ...

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Martinsville English Teacher placed on leave after desecrating U.S. Flag in class –

Clark Co., IL. (ECWd) – It was reported to us that High School English teacher, Mr. Jordan Parmenter, decided to place the United States Flag ...

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College of DuPage redefines “substantial number of records” –

College of DuPage – (ECWd) – A short time after posting the previous COD article on FOIA noncompliance, the requested records arrived in an email. ...

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Airport Manager Says He “Visually Verified” Insurance Policy –

EDGAR CO., IL – (ECWd) – After repeated requests for proof that disgraced former Edgar County Board Chairman, Chris Patrick, actually has insurance on his ...

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College of DuPage – Some things never change…

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – It would appear some things never change when it comes to Freedom of Information requests (FOIA) at the College of DuPage.  ...

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College of DuPage – Erin Birt responsible for legal “Fee Fest” –

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Could a new mug shot be coming? The release of the Res Publica invoice now shines light on many serious concerns ...

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Video: Downers Grove Township holds illegal committee meeting –

DuPage Co., IL. (ECWd) – May 16, 2015, Downers Grove, Illinois. Updated May 17 with more information… This morning, the Downers Grove Township Refuse Committee ...

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Edgar County Board Meeting Video May 13th, 2015

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) – Video below: Like this:Like Loading...

College of DuPage – Breaking… Reafirmation of Accreditation On Hold –

COLLEGE OF DUPAGE (ECWd) – Considering the recent events, the Higher Learning Commission has placed the pending action of reaccreditation of the College of  DuPage ...

It is time for Illinois to enact “Buy The Farm” legislation to protect homeowners…

The following article discusses Minnesota’s “Buy The Farm” legislation that was enacted in 1973 which basically stated that if power transmission line companies needed access ...

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Walnut Ridge Wind Farm hits snag in Federal Court –

Bureau Co., IL. (ECWd) – Tribe-Backed Wind Farm Hits Snag Over GSA Enviro Review By Lance Duroni – (original article here) Law360, Chicago (May 08, ...

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IL. Atty Gen determines public bodies must release their bank account numbers –

North Henderson, IL. (ECWd) – In yet another defeat over the North Henderson Trustees, local citizens have prevailed in a Freedom of Information Act Request ...

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Vermilion Co. Board Meeting – 5-12-2015 –

Vermilion County – Illinois –  Board Meeting – May 12, 2015 During this month’s board meeting the Vermilion County Board approved a resolution to endorse ...

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Edgar Co. Board Meeting 5-13-2015 –

Edgar County, IL. (ECWd) – This month’s meeting of the Edgar County Board started promptly at 9:00 a.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance. –  Public ...

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College of DuPage – Contract Avoidance by PR Firm?

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Transparency has been the battle cry for some time by many and it appears the more the onion is pulled back ...

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Edgar County Airport Meeting – and the “Booster Club”…again…

Paris, IL. (ECWd) – During the May 11, 2015 Edgar County Airport Advisory Board meeting I talked about the “Edgar County Airport Booster Club” and ...

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College of DuPage – History repeats: Comparing 1977 to 2014…

College of DuPage (ECWd) – Over the years we have all heard about how important it is to learn from our history.  The reason for ...

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IL. State Rep. Jeanne Ives : (Video) “Entire Process is a Fraud”

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) – Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) on the House Floor, May 6, 2015 – re: House Bill 4141: “If it’s all about values, ...

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College of DuPage – $395,069.11 on Public Relations, Promotion material, and advertising in last 90 days!

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – The request was simple: Copy of all invoices for public relations services in the last 90 days. Copy of all charges ...

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Hartke and other Illinoisans testify at Illinois Senate Hearing

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) – Today, an Illinois Ag Committee Senate hearing was held at 9:30 AM. . The hearing was for HB 3523 which is ...

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Hancock County Board Member Lies to State’s Attorney

Hancock Co. (ECWd) – Just about the time you think you have seen it all, up jumps the devil one more time!  Hancock County Board ...

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Clark Co. Park District – Director not FOIA trained –

Clark Co. (ECWd) – In several recent Freedom of Information Act requests for public records, it became clear to us that the Clark County Park ...

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University of Illinois violates Open Meetings Act –

Champaign, IL. (ECWd) – While looking the the University of Illinois’ website to determine when and where their meetings were being held, I came across ...

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Illinois State Police Merit Board operating outside the law?

Illinois (ECWd) – While researching contract issues with numerous public bodies there appears to be a pattern established.  A pattern that points to total disregard ...

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