Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

Paris, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Public Health Department just issued a press release announcing the county's first COVID-19 positive case. "One resident, who tested positive, is in home isolation and recovering." [pdf-embedder url="https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/ECPHD-1st.pdf"] . Our work is funded entirely thru donations and we ask that you consider donating...

DuPage Co., IL. (ECWd) - On July 11, 2014, Kirk Allen requested copies, from the College of DuPage, of membership documents related to Max McGraws Wildlife Foundation for the previous five years. On August 4, 2014, Allen filed a Request for Review with the Illinois Attorney General's...

Illinois (ECWd) - Governor Pritzker, during today's Daily Briefing, announced new guidance for religious institutions in Illinois. These "guidelines" effectively remove any previous mandates he thought he had placed on them, and replaced the mandates with "guidance." This move was hours prior to his response deadline to the...

Madison Co. (ECWd) - The Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce, on behalf of its 500 members, filed a four-count complaint today in Madison County Circuit Court for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief against Governor JB Pritzker and his orders closing businesses. From the Complaint: The Chamber has approximately...

Illinois (ECWd) - After Governor Pritzker removed the Bailey v Pritzker case to federal court, and later objected to the Motion to Expedite, Rep Darren Bailey filed his Reply to Objection to Motion to Expedite, and also filed his Ex A: Supplemental Emergency Motion. There is a...