IL State Reps

Gov. Rauner’s appointment to SIU Board Violates SIU Charter and Ethics Rules…

March 26, 2015   ·   1 Comments

SIU-BOT (WinCE)

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) – Gov. Bruce Rauner re-appointed Joel Sambursky, and appointed U.S. district court judge John Gilbert and Attorney Amy Sholar to the Board ...

Open Meetings Act bill passes House

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – This is one of the Bills submitted to amend the Open Meetings Act. Rep Kay introduced a Bill last week (here) ...

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Watchdogs provide testimony in Legislative Committee Hearing -

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – March 4, 2015 Kirk Allen and I made the trip to Springfield this morning to testify at a Legislative “Judiciary-Civil” Committee ...

Sexual Harassment of Librarians – Librarian Protection Bill proposed -

Sexual harassment is wrong as is working in a hostile work environment. Librarians, library employees and patrons are forced to endure that when libraries allow ...

RepIves

College of DuPage: Reps. Jeanne Ives, Sandack, Breen, and others Unveil Proposed Legislation -

Chicago, IL. (ECWd) – More blow-back from the Breuder severance package vote. During a press conference in Chicago on February 2, 2015, State Representatives talked ...

RepPeterBreen (WinCE)

Breen to Introduce “Breuder Rule” to End Golden Parachutes at Community Colleges -

PRESS RELEASE:  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE . At an Illinois House Republican press conference this morning, Rep. Peter Breen (R-Lombard) announced legislation to create the “Breuder ...

Sandra Pihos

Rep Sandra Pihos missing on Special Session Vote -

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – HB4576 Passes Illinois House and Senate (here) and is waiting Gov signature. Full text (here). This bill changes the way appointments ...

Moweaqua-Bowl (WinCE)

Rauner, Sanguinetti, and Munger in Moweaqua today…

Moweaqua, IL. (ECWd) – We decided to visit Moweaqua, Illinois today to catch up with the Rauner team as they traveled throughout Illinois prior to ...

State Representative Sandra Pihos

Watchdogs in Springfield – Sandra Pihos Missing…

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – We made a trip to Springfield this morning to visit the Illinois State Capitol and to say “Thank You for a ...

IL-Leaks

Rose and Righter vote for Access to Public Records –

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – In the HB 3796 veto override vote that sought to further limit access to public records, Senators Chapin Rose and Dale ...

Cullen L. Cullen

Cullen L. Cullen hiding public records, violating the law –

VENICE, IL. (ECWd) – I requested copies of Cullen Cullen’s calendar for this year so I could see how many days he worked at the ...

Cullen L. Cullen

Cullen L. Cullen taken to task on lavish spending patterns…

VENICE SCHOOL DISTRICT (ECWd) – Cullen L. Cullen, seeking a seat in the Illinois House, was taken to task by his local news on lavish ...

Cullen L. Cullen

Cullen L. Cullen – Another Constitutional Violation –

VENICE, IL. (ECWd) – When reading through the Venice School District’s Financial Oversight Panel meeting minutes, I came across this gem of an illegal expenditure ...

Cullen L. Cullen

Cullen’s livin’ large in Venice!

Madison Co. – (ECWd) – In the last 4 years we have probably looked at every type of public body there is. During that time ...

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Gov Quinn refuses Legislative Audit Commission request for E-mails –

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – Legislative Audit Commission Representative David Reis and   Computer Forensic Expert Andrew Garrett   were  refused access to CMS and Emails ...

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Gov. Pat Quinn first to face felony concealment charge?

SPRINGFIELD, IL- (ECWd) Governor Quinn may be the first to face criminal charges stemming from a bill he signed a week ago, provided the Sangamon ...

Gov. Quinn & Lisa Madigan – Nothing Spectacular?

Springfield, IL (ECWd) – As reported in the Chicago Sun Times, Jaclin Davis, spouse of state Rep. Will Davis, D-Homewood, represented 11 percent of the ...

Representative Kay wants answers – Pat Quinn administration in trouble?

Springfield, IL (ECWd) – For months a dedicated team has been assisting Representative Kay and we are excited to finally see a political figure demanding ...

Kay Press Release Article

State Representative Kay exposes truth about Health & Family Services!

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – Yet again our work is leading the charge of exposing corruption and mismanagement with public tax dollars.  Almost a year ago ...

US Supreme Court Cell Phone ruling

Finally – Constitutional Rights Restored!

US Supreme Court (ECWd) – In a unanimous ruling our 4th Amendment Rights have been upheld! The Court ruled that the police need warrants to ...

BGA urges Gov. Pat Quinn to Veto Bad FOIA Bill –

CHICAGO, IL. (ECWd) – From the Better Government Association’s Action Center: The Better Government Association is asking Gov. Pat Quinn to protect the people’s right ...

911 Bill Article

State Money Grab – It will never end!

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – The circus is in town this week and by all indications the big tent events are more of the same – ...

Rose-Righter (WinCE)

Chapin Rose and Dale Righter Tell Citizens to Bend Over for HB-3796…

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – House Bill 3796 was an amendment to the Freedom Of Information Act, which makes a whole new category of FOIA requestors. ...

Records Destruction Article part 2

Sheriff Darrel Cox – Records Destruction Update!

ECWd’s – Coles County Sheriff   You may recall previous facts shared on Darrel Cox and his habit of requesting record destruction authorizations. (Click here ...

Lawbreaker article

Sheriff Cox Violated Court Orders!

ECWd’s – Coles County  “No one can seem to come up with the right answer” - WTHI News anchor March 17th, 2013 We came up ...

HB4860 Amending Disposition of Seized Firearms Passes House Today –

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – At approximately 4;55 p.m. today, House Bill 4860 passed the Illinois House of Representatives with an 88 yes, 6 no vote. ...

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Watchdog Testimony at Legislative Judicial Committee Hearing on HB4860 –

SPRINGFIELD, IL (ECWd) – This afternoon I had the pleasure of providing oral testimony in front of the Legislative Judicial Committee Hearing on House Bill ...

DwightKay

IL. State Rep. Dwight Kay sues HFS for Public Records –

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – When Governor Pat Quinn set out to hide public records, it created an extraordinary situation where State employees refused public records ...

silence (WinCE)

Illinois Legislators Try to Repeal the First Amendment –

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) – From Illinoispolicy.org: Incumbent politicians hate to be criticized, and in Illinois some of them have decided to do something about it ...

CoxOnWTHI

Will Darrell Cox Arrest Himself? .

COLES Co. (ECWd) – After watching the WTHI story and listening to what Darrell Cox, candidate for State Representative of the 110th District, stated during ...

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