Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Today, Governor Rauner signed HB4253: "Water District - Trustee Removal" "An appointing authority may remove a public water district trustee it appointed for misconduct, official misconduct, or neglect of office." This should really be coined the "Fosterburg Water District Amendment" or the "FWD Bill" because it...

RANTOUL, IL. (ECWd) - Rantoul residents collected 501 signatures to place the binding question of "Shall the village be divided into 6 districts with one trustee elected from each district?" on the November 2018 Ballot. The photo to the left is Rantoul Village Clerk Graham reviewing the...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Today, the Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor has determined that the City of Carlinville improperly denied my request for public record under the Freedom of Information Act by claiming that it was for a commercial purpose. Read the determination at this...