February 2016

DuPage Co. (ECWd) - Over the last year we have laid out numerous reasons Dr. Breuder's contract was invalid, from secret extensions to numerous other Open Meetings Act violations as part of their "approval" process.   Our position on the matter mirrors some of the same arguments...

DeKalb Co. (ECWd) - We introduced Ron Walters in our story ‘Northern Illinois University – Ron Walters’ travel/hotel expenses’.  To recap, President Baker engaged Mr. Walters and had him added to NIU’s payroll as an “affiliate” employee. The simple designation of “affiliate employee” was enough...

Tinley Park, IL. (ECWd) - On 2/4/16, the Village of Tinley Park held a Planning Commission meeting where its Planning Director, Amy Connolly, refused to speak or answer the public’s questions. Earlier this week, we covered the breaking scandal in this southwestern Chicago suburb where it...