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August 14, 2022

Edgar County State’s Attorney

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...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - Following up on a previous article (here) which could turn out to be a case of wrongful prosecution and conviction, the Illinois State Police Crime Lab has provided the DNA testing results from samples taken from the underwear provided following allegations of...

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) - The Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor has issued a determination on a complaint filed alleging an Open Meetings violation from a meeting held on October 26, 2015. The AG PAC determined that the Edgar County Board violated the Open Meetings Act...

Edgar County, IL. (ECWd) - The local governments in Edgar County owed the State of Illinois a total of $166,119.51 in overpayments the state made with the personal property replacement tax back in 2014. A list of all Edgar County overpayments are below, with the School Districts,...

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) - For the second time in the past 18 months, and in a move reminiscent of what we reported in September of 2014, when we wrote about the Federal Aviation Administration ("FAA") calling a work stoppage on all work related to the Edgar County Airport grant...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - According to a recent document dump from the Illinois Department of Transportation in relation to a Freedom of Information Act request about certain things happening at the District 5 IDOT Headquarters, it appears they are allowing a private business to utilize office...

Edgar Co., IL. (ECWd) - UPDATE: Dec. 28, 2015 - To clear up some misunderstandings, it is our position and belief that the county elected officials, other than the county board, were not aware insurance was not part of their compensation, and were actually told that...

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