June 2016

TINLEY PARK, IL. (ECWd) - On 6/15/16, the Buckeye Community Hope Foundation (an Ohio-based developer that profits from exploiting tax-credit schemes in other states, such as Illinois) filed an amended complaint against the Village of Tinley Park. This new complaint replaces a poorly-written and meritless...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Board held a study session this morning and discussions centered around: Airport Zoning and setting a date for the Zoning Commission to provide something to the County Board - In our opinion the Zoning Commission is under no obligation...

DuPage Co. (ECWd) - Many will recall the numerous meetings College of DuPage Trustees McGuire, Wozniak, and Birt boycotted after former Chair Hamilton resigned. Two of those meetings, 12/17/2015 and 1/7/2016 now appear on the expense reimbursement form for Trustee McGuire and Wozniak seeking mileage reimbursement...

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) - Another lawsuit has been filed naming the Clark County Park District ("CCPD") as Defendants for another in a long line of failures of their Executive Director, Charity Murphy. [caption id="attachment_20947" align="alignleft" width="240"] Charity Murphy - CCPD[/caption] Murphy has consistently failed miserably when it comes...

DeKalb Co. (ECWd) - We have already shown that President Doug Baker and Northern Illinois University have experimented with many variations of questionable actions regarding procurement and contracts, especially for friends of President Baker.  But there are still new riffs on an old song. We recently...

In a vote that goes down in history as voters refuse to give away their Liberty - Britain voted yesterday to leave the European Union ("EU"). The stunning election results caused Prime Minister David Cameron to resign (video of his full resignation speech here). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMXWNtXfCoc From Reuters: 'Explosive shock' as...