Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

ATLANTA, IL. (ECWd) - During the Atlanta Public Library District's special meeting on August 24, 2017, the board chairman read a petition signed by registered voters of the library district. It was a petition, signed by the voters, to place the Library Building and Maintenance Tax question...

Logan Co., IL. (ECWd) - The Atlanta Public Library District actually "answered" some questions in writing that were asked of them at the last meeting. However, they are desperately clinging to what we consider improper advice given by the Library District's Attorney, Mr. Phillip Lenzini, who failed...

Logan Co, IL. (ECWd) - The Atlanta Public Library District held a Special Meeting in December 18, 2014, with the sole purpose of discussing the Union Hall project. What really happened was not on the meeting agenda for a vote, but it happened anyway. Imagine, selling a building...

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="186"] William Thomas[/caption] ATLANTA, IL. (ECWd) - We have previously written about William Thomas' 2016 Statement of Economic Interest (SEI), and how we believed it to be inaccurate. This article will cover both of his SEI filings for 2017, in which it appears he...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Watchdogs and the Illinois Policy Institute have submitted a joint friend-of-the-court brief, Amici Curiae, to the Supreme Court of Illinois in the case of Institute For Justice v. Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. The joint brief urges...