Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

Illinois (ECWd) - Illinois Governor Pritzker filed a memorandum in opposition to the motion to expedite the hearing on [Bailey's] emergency motion to remand, in the Bailey v. Pritzker case which was taken to the federal courts last week on a motion by Pritzker. In the memorandum,...

United States Department of Justice ("USDOJ") asked the federal court to remand Rep. Bailey's case back to Clay County Circuit Court. "The United States supports the plaintiff’s emergency motion for remand (SDIL Case 3:20-cv-00474-GCS, Doc. 9) and asks the Court promptly to return this matter to...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Edgar County remains void of any official positive COVID-19 cases. Horizon Health, located in Paris, Illinois, published an announcement on its Facebook page yesterday saying one of its employees had tested positive for COVID-19 and is currently recovering at home. According to county officials,...

ILLINOIS (ECWd) - The IDPH Emergency Rule is being repealed by IDPH. WATCH IT HERE: https://youtu.be/5U5zYzNbq2g Or watch it here on the BlueRoomStream website: https://livestream.com/blueroomstream/events/9138985 . .Our work is funded entirely thru donations and we ask that you consider donating at the below link. ...

Naperville, IL. (ECWd) - The Naperville Park District field an Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order against Governor JB Pritzker. From the Emergency Motion: This Court should grant a temporary restraining order and a preliminary injunction prohibiting the Governor from continuing to thwart the Naperville Park District...

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...