Author: John Kraft

ILLINOIS (ECWd) - Letter to the Editor Legal Dubiousness of En Masse State Lock-Downs and “Shelter-in-Place” Orders as a Response to COVID-19 The constitutionality of the authoritarian lock-down and "shelter-in-place" orders occurrent in the United States, as local responses to COVID-19, will be an issue for some...

McHenry County (ECWd) - Jack Franks, McHenry County Board Chairman, held in indirect contempt of court and fined $100 per day until he answers questions in reference to the Illinois Integrity Fund. This article reposted with permission from McHenry County Blog: The court order to be signed by...

ILLINOIS (ECWd) - The new Emergency Rule is below, dated May 18, 2020. This is the Rule everyone has been talking about the past couple of days. [pdf-embedder url="https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Emergency-Rule.pdf" title="Emergency Rule"] . .Our work is funded entirely thru donations and we ask that you consider donating at the below link....

Shelbyville, IL. (ECWd) - May 13, 2020 For Immediate Release Contact: Erica Firnhaber (217) 774-3841 Shelbyville, IL…The Shelby County Board today approved a measure to reform how time sheets for County employees are handled, according to Shelby County Treasurer Erica Firnhaber, a proponent of the measure. “When I took office, I...