Author: John Kraft

Wilmington, IL. (ECWd) - Our previous article exposed what most would consider a racist comment about Wesley Township charging for camping to try and "keep the blacks and Mexicans from overrunning the township park" (here). We now have additional confirmation that former Wesley Township Trustee Debbie Tennant...

Wesley Township (ECWd) - The Attorney General's Public Access Counselor ("PAC") issued a determination letter stating that during its July 26, 2018 Township Trustee meeting, Wesley Township violated Section 2(e) of the Open Meetings Act when it voted to appoint "Candidate A" as Township Clerk without...

Algonquin Township (ECWd) - Yesterday in McHenry County Circuit Court, our Motion to Reconsider a previous Order denying (and then Staying production) a Motion to Quash a subpoena from Algonquin township for our DropBox files, including names of anyone who ever had access to them was...

ALGONQUIN TOWNSHIP (ECWd) - The Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor ("PAC") issued a determination letter stating that Algonquin Township violated the Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA") when they denied my March 21, 2019, FOIA request for certain records of the township. James Kelly, Algonquin Township Attorney,...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - We finally received our FOIA responses from the Illinois State Police in reference to the collision with an Edgar County Sheriff Deputy and DUI charge against Stacey Adams on April 17, 2019. We would also like to note that these are merely police...