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Lisa Madigan failing in her Statutory Duty –

By John Kraft & Kirk Allen

On December 9, 2014


THIRTY months ago, the Edgar County State’s Attorney sent a letter to the Illinois Attorney General asking for advice and opinion on a potential conflict of interest on a Sheriff and/or Deputy Sheriff sitting on the Edgar County Emergency Telephone Systems Board.

The issue came up when they were asked to vote and approve reimbursements from the ETSB to the Sheriff’s Department.

On May 16, 2012, Mr. Isaf sent his first letter the the AG. He later followed up with letters dated September 27, 2012 and May 12, 2014 (read them here).

I recently filed a Freedom of Information Act request seeking a copy of any advice tendered.

Here we are, 2 and 1/2 years later, and no advice or opinion given.

So we have a State’s Attorney asking for advice from the Attorney General, who’s statutory duty is “consulting with and advising” the several State’s Attorneys, and she has so far refused to do that duty.

You can probably figure out where we are headed with this subject…

Previous articles on this subject here and here.

FOIA response below:

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  • ECWDogs
    Posted at 19:08h, 09 December

    Lisa Madigan failing in her Statutory Duty –

  • joesteals
    Posted at 19:10h, 09 December

    Lisa Madigan failing in her Statutory Duty –

  • Dave
    Posted at 19:42h, 09 December

    Jim, drop a line to the new governor….
    The Governor may remove for incompetence, neglect of
    duty, or malfeasance in office any officer who may be
    appointed by the Governor.
    (Source: Illinois Constitution.)

    • jmkraft
      Posted at 20:29h, 09 December

      She is elected…

  • rocusa
    Posted at 21:22h, 09 December

    Illinois: Lisa Madigan Failing in her Statutory Duty;…

  • IllinoisCitize1
    Posted at 21:50h, 09 December

    Lisa Madigan failing in her Statutory Duty –