Author: John Kraft

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - During the April 6, 2021, Danville, Illinois City Council Meeting, Mayor Rickey Williams, Jr., started public comment by lying about Christopher Hansen, the person who submitted a public comment to be read at the meeting. Danville's unreasonable public comment rule of submitting your...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - A Petitioned the Illinois Supreme Court for Leave to Appeal from the Illinois Appellate Court yesterday. This is the lawsuit involving the City of Carlinville, another municipality, and a private company, opening up another private company for the purposes of contracting from the...

URBANA, IL. (ECWd) - According to an article on CUPerspective.org, with ample supporting documentation, the now-appointed Alderman Erick Sacks was ticketed for the destruction of city property when he allegedly hired a contractor to remove asphalt on a newly paved alley behind his house. Read the article...

URBANA, IL. (ECWd) - We recently published the Attorney General's opinion that Urbana recently violated the Open Meetings Act twice by their content-based prohibiting of certain public comment during meetings. We redacted the AG's opinion by blocking out the victim's home addresses and personal email addresses. The...