Champaign County

Will & Dupage Co. (ECWd) - Wanting to make a difference in your local government but don't know where to start?  Join us Sunday afternoon, September 16th at the Holiday Inn & Suites in Bolingbrook, IL from 1 pm - 5 pm. This FREE training will provide you with the...

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...

Champaign Co., IL. (ECWd) - On August 23, 2017, a Champaign County Judge determined that the positions of Parkland Community College Trustee and employee of the college are incompatible with each other and gave College Trustee and employee Rochelle Harding the opportunity to decide which position...

CHAMPAIGN, IL. (ECWd) - On April 17, 2017, Parkland College's Board of Trustees held what they called an "Emergency" meeting to discuss Ms. Rochelle Harden's decision to neither resign as Professor nor to resign her newly elected position as trustee of the college. Before continuing, it is...

ECWd - This year has been one of those unique election cycles where the election results created real questions on what exactly constitutes a conflict of interest when serving as an elected Community College Trustee. First, is a student (full or part-time irrelevant) that ran for, and...

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,...