Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) - Illinois State Representative Reggie Phillips will be in Marshall, Illinois for a "Springfield Update" on Monday, July 18, 2016. The public is invited. Topics for discussion include the budget and spending bill. . Please consider a donation to the Edgar County Watchdogs. [wp_eStore_donate id=1] ....

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Paris District 95 School Board, voted last night to place the question of a 1% sales tax referendum on the ballot this November. They joined what has been reported as Shiloh and Chrisman School Districts' willingness to make you pay. Knowing the taxpayers...

Naperville, IL. (ECWd) - Continuing with the letter concerning compensation of DuPage County elected officials (Part 1 here), on Page 6 starts the discussion of Health Insurance participation (complete letter here): [documentcloud url="https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/2940529-DuPage-SA-Opinion-Compensation/annotations/307304.html"] We agree that the Counties Code "authorizes" county elected officials to participate in insurance programs,...

Terre Haute, IN. (ECWd) - Michael J. Wright, the attorney for Vigo County, Indiana, in a response to a complaint file with the Indiana Public Access Counselor, claimed that a recent request for public records was nothing more than harassment. [documentcloud url="https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/2938941-20160701122501743/annotations/305761.html"] There is no stipulation to claim...