Author: John Kraft & Kirk Allen

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - File-stamped copy of the 4th FOIA lawsuit filed against Carlinville is below for your reading pleasure. The Complaint alleges the City of Carlinville failed to respond to a FOIA request. Feel free to hit the Donate button at the bottom of the page. [documentcloud url="http://www.documentcloud.org/documents/4116766-Thomas-v-Carlinville-File-Stamped-Complaint.html"...

FOSTERBURG, IL. (ECWd) - The Bottom Line: Alcohol-fueled entertainment on the backs of the taxpayers. Fosterburg Water District finally provided receipts for their Super Bowl Weekend festivities and other parties they have been paying for with public funds. They claim, in writing, that no public business was discussed....

FOSTERBURG, IL. (ECWd) - "Effective January 1, 2017, No local public agency may reimburse any governing board member, employee, or officer for any entertainment expenses." So says the Local Government Travel Expense Control Act, 50 ILCS 150. On January 18, 2017, the FWD Board voted unanimously to adopt...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - According to the IHSA website (here) Paris will play at Herrin, IL. in Round 1 of the 2017 Postseason games. Paris Tigers have a 6-3 record while Herrin Tigers have an 8-1 record going in to this game. While waiting for the next game,...