Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) - It wasn't much more than a year ago when the Edgar County Board, finally, after significant prodding, realized there was a legal requirement to place its insurance contracts out for bid. This requirement is codified in state law. At least three times...

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) - Karl Farnham came up with some pretty good excuses, the problem is they are not true. Well, one thing was true, that a lawsuit would have been filed if Sheriff Wood would have been reappointed to the ETSB board. Other than that, everything...

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) - Orland Park Library’s Bridget Bittman Sued A Second Time In November 2015, a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request was made to the Orland Park Public Library (OPPL) asking for all documents related to any employee invoking the Library’s Indemnification Policy. This...

Orland Park, IL. (ECWd) - Deadbeat Village of Orland Park Refuses to Pay $12,000 Settlement  . On October 19th, 2015, the Village of Orland Park Board voted to approve an agreement to settle a lawsuit filed against the Orland Park Police Department for multiple violations of the Freedom...