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Urbana, IL. (ECWd) - UPDATE #2: the Urbana School District has confirmed that Shamar Betts does not and did not work for them and is/was not a school district employee. The "afterschool program" at the Urbana Middle School was in cooperation with the Urbana Park District....

Champaign Co. (ECWd) While we recognize the need to take appropriate measures related to the Covid-19 situation, we must also recognize the importance of our laws and the fact an emergency does not negate the City's obligation to follow our laws, both State and Federal. After the...

Champaign, IL. (ECWd) - The City of Champaign, IL. will hold an Emergency Meeting this morning to pass an Ordinance related to the "Emergency Created by the Impact of the COVID-19 Virus" - better known as the "Coronavirus" or the "Wuhan Virus." The City proposes to grant...

Champaign Co. (ECWd) - The County Clerk position is one of great importance and demands total trust as they not only handle all the paperwork for the County government, but they also control the election operations in the County. Voting is one of our most sacred rights...

CHAMPAIGN, IL. (ECWd) - WCIA-3 reported on our citizen watchdog training held in Champaign yesterday. It was sponsored by AFP Foundation - Americans For Prosperity Foundation and was a non-partisan 4-hour session on how to monitor local government using the Open Meetings Act, the Freedom Of Information Act,...

CHAMPAIGN, IL. (ECWd) - Dear Friend, Curious to see how your local government spends your property taxes? Interested in learning how to hold elected officials accountable when they waste it? I hope so, because Americans for Prosperity Foundation-Illinois is hosting a Citizen Watchdog Training on Saturday, January 21, and I think you'd really enjoy...

Champaign Co.  (ECWd) Yes, you read the title correctly.  The Champaign Mental Health Department, while under the direction of former Director and current Champaign County Board Candidate, Peter Tracy, has spent $100,000.00 on movies, or more specifically, EbertFest at the University of Illinois. The Champaign County...