June 2016

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Board will consider and vote on appointing a two-person Airport Zoning Commission to research and make a recommendation to the Edgar County Board on Zoning Ordinance. The meeting agenda says a three-person commission, however, it is our understanding that the Board...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Board, during its monthly meeting this morning approved the following: Established an Airport Zoning Commission - this commission is required in order to establish zoning for the airport, which is required in order to comply with previous federal grant...

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) - During their recent budget/appropriations hearing there was considerable discussion on appropriating $10,000.00 to the Marshall Cemetery. Below is what was discussed, along with our opinions of the discussion: Dick James, City of Marshall Attorney, argues that the council can declare something a public purpose without...

Springfield, Il (ECWd) - "This one's big, this one's big", is what I told Channel 2 News back in January, as in Frank Mautino's campaign spending and reporting matters.  It was clear the campaign expenditure reporting we exposed in this article violated campaign reporting laws...