Clark County

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - We wrote in December 2015 about RIDES threatening a lawsuit (here) and explained the situation pretty thoroughly. RIDES-MTD filed the lawsuit a couple weeks ago. The bottom line is that you must follow the law when dissolving a mass transit district ("MTD"), the county...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - The Fourth Appellate Court provides audio of its Oral Arguments to the public at this link: here The Argument Date, Case Number, and Title are: 08/10/16 4-15-0963 Allen Kirk and Kraft v. Clark County Park District Board of Communications (should have been "Commissioners") We appealed this from...

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) - Illinois State Representative Reggie Phillips will be in Marshall, Illinois for a "Springfield Update" on Monday, July 18, 2016. The public is invited. Topics for discussion include the budget and spending bill. . Please consider a donation to the Edgar County Watchdogs. [wp_eStore_donate id=1] ....

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - On June 30, 2016, Gov. Rauner signed HB4630 which made a change to the Illinois Open Meetings Act. Jeanne Ives was the Chief Sponsor in the House, along with Sponsor Peter Breen and others, with Michael Connelly as Chief Sponsor in the Senate. It...