Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Illinois Senator Melinda Bush, (D) 31st District, apparently thinks more government secrets are better. Bush filed Senate Bill 0196 on January 30, 2019. This Bill would permit a public body to hire "independent contractors" in secret, outside the prying eyes of the public. It would...

Algonquin Township (ECWd) - When Algonquin Township Trustee Melissa Victor was contemplating taking an open position for another public body, she asked the Township Attorney for advice on any conflict of interest with serving on both boards (simultaneous tenure). On June 26, 2017, Algonquin Township Attorney James...

ALGONQUIN TWP (ECWd) - Is Trustee Victor intimidating Gasser using threats of police action and the withholding of official action? According to the executive session minutes of a recent special meeting, the Township presented the Road District with a settlement offer in which the township and road...

Bolingbrook, IL. (ECWd) - During a portion of public comment at the January 15, 2019 DuPage Township board meeting, Christine Mayer, wife of supervisor William Mayer, made allegations against DuPage Township Trustee Benford. Towards the end of the meeting, and after the meeting, Christine Mayer said she...