Author: John Kraft

CLARK CO., IL. (ECWd) - We first reported on April 25, 2016, that the now-former Clark County Park District Director, Charity Murphy, had entered into a "painting agreement" with Farm Services Group ("FSG") Painters, from West Terre Haute, Indiana, in which Murphy essentially "gifted" park district...

KANKAKEE, IL. (ECWd) - During its June 26, 2017 Kankakee Valley Park District Board of Commissioners meeting, the Board considered and approved Ordinance # 1.75, "AN ORDINANCE ELIMINATING FREE RENTAL OF PARK FACILITIES BY COMMISSIONERS" This is a clear example of how a local public body, when...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - A second lawsuit was filed yesterday, July 11, 2017, alleging more Freedom of Information Act violations against the City of Carlinville and its Freedom of Information Act Officer, Carla Brockmeier. ECWd's John Kraft is the Plaintiff. This case is listed in Judici's online database of court...