Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

CARY, IL. (ECWd) - Algonquin Township Trustee Rachael Lawrence signed a sworn "Affidavit Of Rachael Lawrence", on oath and under penalty of perjury, affixed her signature Subscribed and Sworn to before Notary Public Mary Ann Selvey on the 28th day of December, 2018, that her statements...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Get elected - hire yourself - be your own supervisor:  PRICELESS! The Illinois House of Representatives passed, by a unanimous vote, House Bill 3501 which directly conflicts with every existing statute and law prohibiting conflicts of interest, self dealing, and nepotism in units...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - State Representative Sam Yingling (D) is Chief Sponsor, with David Welter (R), Kathleen Willis (D), Daniel Didech (D), David McSweeney (R), and Jonathan Carroll (D) co-sponsoring HB3596 after House Floor Amendment 2 was added, there are a total of four amendments. The language...

CHARLESTON, IL. (ECWd) - Attorneys for the State and for Defendant Barry Wolfe appeared in Coles County Circuit Court on Friday for a scheduled Hearing on Wolfe's Motion to Withdraw guilty plea. The Hearing was continued until April 26, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., and the State was...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - HB 3141, sponsored by Representatives Brad Halbrook and Darren Bailey received a unanimous vote in the Illinois House last week. Sen. Chapin Rose has sponsored it in the Senate. This Bill is designed to eliminate the uncertainty immediately following a vacancy in the...