Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January 6, 2016 Contact: Nick Klitzing - [email protected] Rep. Brandon Phelps chose Mike Madigan over Olive Branch relocation project The facts are clear: Rep. Brandon Phelps stayed quiet when House Speaker Mike Madigan ordered him to – voting for a wildly out-of-balance budget without any funding for...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - January 5, 2016 . State Continues Supporting Communities Dealing with Flood Impacts . SPRINGFIELD – Governor Bruce Rauner today added 11 counties to the state disaster declaration for widespread flooding. Those counties include Cass, Cumberland, Iroquois, Lawrence, Marion, Menard, Moultrie, Pike, Richland, Sangamon and Vermilion. . Last week,...

Chicago, IL. (ECWd) - Bloomington, Illinois' McLean County Board Chairman Matt Sorensen, former State Farm employee, named in federal indictment coming out of the Northern District of Illinois. The indictment, containing 14 pages and 8 Counts, claims that since 2004, Sorenson and co-workers submitted fraudulent invoices totaling over...

Westfield, NJ. (ECWd) - .  The Westfield Memorial Public Library Board of Trustees was sued on January 4, 2016 in Superior Court in New Jersey for allegedly violating that state’s open meetings act and improperly changing its established written policy regarding allowing pornography to be accessed on...