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February 4, 2023

Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) - During discussion of the Edgar County Airport grant application at this past Monday's county board study session, Mike Helstley is quoted in the Prairie Press with this wonderfully researched statement: ""This not only affects us," said Heltsley, noting many Downstate airports are...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Oral Arguments were heard this morning at 10:00 a.m. on four cases appealed out of Douglas County Circuit Court. All four cases dealt with the Freedom of Information Act, and Kraft's assertion that Arcola Township violated the act. Listen to the arguments below: http://www.illinoiscourts.gov/AppellateCourt/Audio/2016/4th/030916_4-15-0028.mp3 . Please consider a...

Tinley Park, IL. (ECWd) - The story of "Real Residents of Tinley Park" Facebook group founder Christy Heins continues to unfold, with recent claims she made in social media about her appearance in Will County Circuit Court on 3/7/16 warranting factual rebuttal, now that the official...

DuPage Co., IL. (ECWd) - Michelle Moore's campaign committee has been found to have violated the reporting requirements of the Illinois Election Code for failing to properly report expenditures for 2015. You have to ask yourself, if a candidate cannot report simple transactions in accordance with the...

DuPage Co., IL. (ECWd) - We talked earlier about the Resolutions passed by the DuPage County Board setting the compensation of their elected officials in this article (HERE). We went thru the applicable statutes governing counties and compensation. The actual fact of county board member compensation,...

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