Author: John Kraft

Decatur, IL. (ECWd) - The Decatur Library has apparently decided that only certain people can have access to its unredacted public records. Here is what happened: A library critic sent a request for records concerning communications with the Decatur Police Department. The Library's attorney returned a document with nearly...

Washington (ECWd) - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 5, 2019 Justice Department Announces Strike Force to Combat Crimes in Government Procurement, Grant and Program Funding WASHINGTON - The Justice Department announced today the formation of the new Procurement Collusion Strike Force (PCSF) focusing on deterring, detecting, investigating and prosecuting...

Ford County, IL. (ECWd) - On November 8, 2019, Andrew Killian, the Ford County State's Attorney, penned a lengthy letter to Ford County board members who received legal advice from an outside attorney in regards to a conflict of interest survey composed by Killian. The board members...