Author: John Kraft

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...