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Gov. Rauner signs Bill amending the Open Meetings Act –

August 5, 2016   ·   2 Comments

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SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – Governor Rauner signed HB 5683, which amends the Open Meetings Act to allow anyone to file a lawsuit for violations of ...

Dave Olsen Appointed as Trustee

Press Release – State Representative David Olsen

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Below is the Press Release issued by State Representative David Olsen. Please consider a donation to the Edgar County Watchdogs.

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Illinois State Rep. Ron Sandack has Resigned –

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – We have received several tips that indicate State Rep Ron Sandack (R-Downers Grove) has resigned from office. This has also been ...

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Gov. Rauner signs Local Government Travel Expense Control Act –

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – Today, Governor Rauner signed the Local Government Travel Expense Control Act (read it here) which is meant to scale back on ...

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(video) Rep. Kay Press Conference re: Frank Mautino –

Reps Dwight Kay, Ives, Wheeler, and Morrison held a Press Conference to explain their filing of Joint House Resolution, HJR158, calling on Auditor General Frank Mautino’s  removal ...

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Reggie Phillips will be in Marshall for Springfield Update –

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) – Illinois State Representative Reggie Phillips will be in Marshall, Illinois for a “Springfield Update” on Monday, July 18, 2016. The public ...

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General Assembly – Adults are in the room

Springfield, IL (ECWd) – This morning, several legislators held a press conference in Chicago calling for the removal of the Illinois Auditor General.  They filed ...

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LaSalle County State’s Attorney Brian Towne – wanting Grandfathered in with changes to the law?

Ottawa, IL (ECWd) – We ask that the Governor VETO SB212 as all indications are this is nothing more than a method-of-cover being set in ...

Frank Mautino – Unqualified, Unchecked and on Track to Increase his Pension by 80% –

The Illinois Auditor General is under investigation by the Illinois State Board of Elections for questionable campaign expenditures.  There have been numerous articles written concerning ...

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IL. Auditor General Frank Mautino sued for FOIA violations –

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit was filed today in the 5th Judicial Circuit Court, Edgar County, against the Office ...

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Watchdogs sue Shirley Madigan’s Illinois Arts Council Agency for Public Records –

Edgar Co. (ECWd) – May 9th, 2016, the Edgar County Watchdogs, filed suit against the Illinois Arts Council Agency for allegedly violating the Freedom Of ...

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Halbrook & Phillips win State Representative races

102nd  & 110th State Representative (ECWd) – Based on the unofficial numbers reported tonight in the 110th State Representatve race Reggie Phillips has beaten Jonathan ...

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Halbrook vindcated by Channel 3 News

102nd State Representatives (ECWd) – Jim Acklin’s recent attack add against Brad Halbrook falsely claimed Halbrook of exploiting the sexual abuse of a student by ...

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State Board of Elections rules against Kaye and others

Springfield, IL (ECWd) – Today the State Board of Elections presided over the matters of Jonathan & Clair Kaye & Kenneth Cabay vs. Liberty Principles ...

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Jim Acklin- Editorial support problematic for Acklin –

102nd State Representatives (ECWd) – A recent editorial endorsement for Jim Acklin may just be the nail in the coffin for his election bid.  In ...

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Jonathan Kaye – Changed man? Threatens Customer – Facts don’t lie!

110th District (ECWd) – Once again the silly season is upon us and the volume of lies and misinformation being pushed out is fast and ...

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Jim Acklin lies about Sex Abuse cover-up of young girl –

102nd – (ECWd) – Candidate for State Rep, Jim Acklin, has taken to lying about his opponent(s) and using his own “cover-up” of sexual abuse of ...

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James Acklin caught reporting campaign funding in violation of the law –

102nd District – (ECWd) – Attention to detail, the key factor in every article we have ever published.  Many try to minimize, manipulate, or outright ...

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Jim Acklin failed to address the issue of mandated reporting –

102nd District – (ECWd) Once again we must look to official records to inform the voters of inconsistencies and misleading information made by those running ...

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State Rep Candidates Jim Acklin and Randy Peterson would impose FOIA fee to access public documents –

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) – During a recent “Meet the Candidates” night in Paris, Illinois, Candidates for the 102nd State Representative District were asked if they ...

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Jim Acklin and Les Hoveln, former school board president, team up to spread lies with robocall –

St. Joseph – Ogden – (ECWd) – The race for State Representative of the 102nd District heated up yesterday when Candidate Jim Acklin endorsed comments made ...

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State Rep. Candidate Jim Acklin says follow the money –

102nd State Representative District, (ECWd) – And you should, follow his money, leading to Chicago and Springfield… The best the voters can hope for is that ...

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In sexual misconduct suit, state rep candidate said female student was responsible for relationship with teacher –

URBANA – Legislative candidate Jim Acklin of Ogden countered a former high school student’s sexual misconduct suit against the school district he once led by ...

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Candidate for State Rep. of the 102nd District, Jim Acklin’s prior failure to report suspected child abuse –

St. Joseph-Ogden – (ECWd) – As a teacher, coach, and school superintendent, you are a mandated reporter without question. Mandated Reporters – This is not a ...

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State Rep Candidate Randy Peterson – The do-nothing county party chairman –

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) – When you look at people and how they conduct themselves in their quest for political power, you must take into ...

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Auditor General Frank Mautino – Questions are piling up

Illinois (ECWd) – It has now been over three weeks since our first communication with Auditor General Frank Mautino’s office regarding his questionable spending of ...

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Illinois State Auditor General Mautino – Campaign records could be problematic for top auditor.

Bureau County – Illinois (ECWd) – Frank Mautino was appointed to be the Illinois State Auditor General in October of last year and began his official ...

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Rep. Brandon Phelps chose Mike Madigan over Olive Branch relocation project –

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January 6, 2016 Contact: Nick Klitzing – nklitzing@ilgop.org Rep. Brandon Phelps chose Mike Madigan over Olive Branch relocation project The facts are clear: ...

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Election Board Lottery Determined Ballot Order For 2016 Primary Election –

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) – The Illinois State Board of Elections held the lottery on December 9, 2015, to determine ballot placement in the upcoming election. ...

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Public Disconnect – Public funds used for personal purchases

Kane Co. (ECWd) – It is clear that illegal spending has been going on for so long, with so many of our public bodies, we ...

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