Author: John Kraft

Rock Island Co., IL. (ECWd) - James Bohnsack decided to resign from the Metropolitan Airport Authority of Rock Island County (Quad Cities Airport) after we wrote several articles about his alleged disqualification from that office. did not live within the taxing boundaries of the airport authority statutory...

DANVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - The Vermilion County Regional Airport Authority has five commissioners appointed by either the county board chairman or the mayor of Danville. The Authority operates under the Airport Authorities Act. Section 5 of the Airport Authorities Act lists qualifications, or disqualifications, of commissioners of...

ROCK ISLAND COUNTY, IL. (ECWd) - This morning, I filed a second complaint alleging James Bohnsack is disqualified from serving as Airport Authority Commissioner. After reviewing his 2018 Statement of Economic Interest, it revealed he was also an appointed Trustee of the Andalusia Fire Protection District -...

LISLE, IL. (ECWd) - Rafath Waheed pled guilty today to felony and perjury charges related to her election petitions submitted for candidacy as a College of DuPage Trustee for the 2017 election cycle. We had previously written about the petition challenge (here and here), her admitting (here),...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - I attended the April 24, 2018 Springfield Airport Authority Board of Commissioners meeting to provide public comment on our latest articles concerning alleged disqualification of two Commissioners - both for having a statutorily prohibited incompatibility office. We found the Authority conducted a professional...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_44535" align="alignleft" width="124"] Rev. Dr. Eric Hansen[/caption] Just like his fellow board member Frank Vala, it is our belief that Mr. Eric Hansen is statutorily disqualified from serving as Commissioner of the Springfield Airport Authority. Section 5 of the Airport Authorities Act specifically...