August 2013

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The Illinois Attorney General's office finally reaches a decision in the Freedom Of Information Act Request For Review, sent to them in September 2012, after a denial of security camera footage by Crestwood School. (Original article on the FOIA Denial Here) The footage requested was the...

VERMILION CO. (ECWd) - UPDATE: Video of this meeting is at the bottom of this post. Vermilion County Board Executive & Legislative Committee Meeting, 8/22/2013 This months meeting was held at 4:30 PM in Room 319 in the Vermilion county courthouse annex. Present were Chairman Gary Weinard, Vice-Chairman Mike...

www.openthebooks.com   Open The Books - The Chicago Way National FOX News Investigation August 30, 2013  Watch FOX News segment, here.     Leading on FOX National Website     Read the breaking news report, here       Yesterday, FOX News broke our investigation into No-Bid Illinois ObamaCare Implementation. Today, it's a leading story on the FOX homepage,...

SPRINGFIELD, IL (ECWd) - With our eight month investigation uncovering  massive questionable actions by Illinois Health and Family Service (HFS), we are excited to see our work now on the main home page of Fox News. (Link to Fox Coverage Article) We know this story will have...

ECWd - A team of dedicated, grass roots citizens have been working on exposing the questionable acts by our state HFS office and their circumvention of procurement laws by using an intergovernmental agreement with the state of Michigan to do business with a questionable company at...

EDGAR CO. (ECWd) - Chandra Smith, the former bookkeeper for the Edgar County Health Department, plead guilty to Class 1 Felony Theft in May of 2013 and finally had her sentencing day in court. On August 26, 2013, Chandra Smith was sentenced to: Restitution - $21,754.85 Probation, 36 Months,...