May 2020

Illinois (ECWd) - We first exposed a May 20, 2020 letter from Attorney General Raoul to Senate President Harmon in this article.  The request to the AG from Senate President Harmon was pretty simple. Did a prior Attorney General opinion consider all the legislative history of...

Madison Co. (ECWd) - The Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce, on behalf of its 500 members, filed a four-count complaint today in Madison County Circuit Court for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief against Governor JB Pritzker and his orders closing businesses. From the Complaint: The Chamber has approximately...

Illinois (ECWd) - Attorney General Kwame Raoul provided a most interesting letter to the Senate President, Senator Harmon, dated May 20, 2020. According to the 15-page letter, Senator Harmon inquired if a prior Attorney General opinion had considered all the legislative history of the Emergency Management Agency...

Illinois (ECWd) - After Governor Pritzker removed the Bailey v Pritzker case to federal court, and later objected to the Motion to Expedite, Rep Darren Bailey filed his Reply to Objection to Motion to Expedite, and also filed his Ex A: Supplemental Emergency Motion. There is a...

Illinois (ECWd) - Sunday afternoon Illinois Governor Pritzker took to the podium for his daily press briefing and chastised the Legislature for inaction (see video below),  “complete abdication of responsibility”, on a perceived need of an enforcement mechanism for those who do not comply with his...

Illinois (ECWd) - Illinois Governor Pritzker filed a memorandum in opposition to the motion to expedite the hearing on [Bailey's] emergency motion to remand, in the Bailey v. Pritzker case which was taken to the federal courts last week on a motion by Pritzker. In the memorandum,...