Author: John Kraft

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Edgar County Watchdogs’ Kirk Allen — Bishop On Air May 20, 2016 Leave a reply In the aftermath of revelations Auditor General Frank Mautino faces a federal investigation, Edgar County Watchdogs’ Kirk Allen joins Bishop to provide reaction: Listen to the audio here: ...

Reading the following article, I was reminded of Attorney Mike Blazer, representing Invenergy, when he told the Vermilion County Board that the blades were designed to fall straight down (article here on Blazer's statement). Such a statement is impossible to prove, since a person could...

Oak Forest, IL. (ECWd) - Explosive footage from last night's D142 elementary school board meeting shows Troy Agler, husband of board member Roxana Agler, launching into a deranged tirade that veered across all sorts of disturbing topics. This was a meeting attended by small children,...

The Illinois Auditor General is under investigation by the Illinois State Board of Elections for questionable campaign expenditures.  There have been numerous articles written concerning Mautino’s campaign fund.  Some of the notable problems include over $250,000 in payments to a bank for campaign expenses for...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit was filed today in the 5th Judicial Circuit Court, Edgar County, against the Office of the Auditor General.  Also named in the suit is Frank Mautino, the current Auditor General. According to the complaint, Mautino failed to...

ORLAND PARK, IL. (ECWd) - Bridget Bittman (former Orland Park Public Library spokesman) was defeated again today, 5/16/16, when federal Judge John J. Tharp, Jr. dismissed her lawsuit against Dan Kleinman (of the watchdog group Safe Libraries) with prejudice. This means that Bittman cannot refile against...

Invenergy accused of running misleading ad in Burrillville Bargain Buyer - At Tuesday night’s Energy Facilities Siting Board Meeting (EFSB), with Invenergy‘s Director of Development John Niland in attendance, angry residents accused the company of running a deliberately deceptive ad in the Bargain Buyer regarding the...