Dewitt County

DeWitt Co., IL. (ECWd) - Terry Hoffman, DeWitt County Board Member, has filed a federal civil rights suit against DeWitt County Sheriff Jered Shofner, Deputies Monaghan, Hardwick, and Wilford, and DeWitt County Director of Emergency Services Teresa Bennett-Hall. Hoffman had previously spent $24,021.50 defending himself of the...

MATTOON, IL. (ECWd) - This is a common situation that we discover time and time again in nearly every public body we look at. We saw this in: -DeWitt County Probation Office (here), -Arcola Township (here), -Edgar County Housing Authority (here), -Edgar County ETSB, -Ford-Iroquois Public Health Department, -Effingham County Public Health Department, -East...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Representative Brad Halbrook, 110th, is the sponsor on HB 5344, a bill design to strengthen the Freedom Of Information Act to put courts, circuit clerk, probation offices, and state's attorneys subject to FOIA. (WTYE ran a short article here). Background: In 1983, the Local...