DuPage County

DuPage Co., IL. (ECWd) - At today's DuPage County board meeting, I discussed board member compensation, and in particular, board member health insurance. Previously we had written about excessive compensation, FOIA request for compensation,  IMRF and Vehicle Allowances, DuPage County's initial refusal to provide health insurance participation payment...

DuPage Co. (ECWd) - Below is the Press Release issued by State Representative David Olsen. [gview file="https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/David-Olsen-Selected-to-Represent-81st-House-District.pdf"] Please consider a donation to the Edgar County Watchdogs. [wp_eStore_donate id=1]...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - We have received several tips that indicate State Rep Ron Sandack (R-Downers Grove) has resigned from office. This has also been reported by several news organizations. Sandack cited recent "cyber security issues" as his main reason for resigning and is quoted in Capitol...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Today, Governor Rauner signed the Local Government Travel Expense Control Act (read it here) which is meant to scale back on the lavish expenses incurred by public officials under the guise of "official business". The LGTECA requires school districts, community college districts, and...

DuPage Co. (ECWd) - We see that DuPage County State's Attorney charged a Winfield Fire Protection District person with felony forgery and official misconduct for what appears to be presenting a forged college diploma. (Daily Herald coverage here) Keeping that in mind, let's look at...