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February 27, 2024

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Jasper Co., IL. (ECWd) - Nearly two years after denying public records, the Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor has determined that the Jasper County Sheriff violated the Freedom of Information Act by improperly denying certain requested public records. Aaron Beard requested records of phone calls, recordings...

Springfield (ECWd) - I came across proposed legislation regarding lemonade stands and initially said to myself, it's about time a bill was introduced that makes sense. I jumped the gun!  I fell for the same trap we talked about in the residential garden bill article.  All kinds...

Springfield (ECWd) - Representative Sonya M. Harper (Chicago), has introduced legislation that would allow State and local governments to regulate your garden.  Yes, that sentence is correct!  An Illinois lawmaker wants the State and Local Government to have the power to regulate your own garden.  HB...

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) - In a Bill that would instantly be struck down by the Supreme Court if enacted, Illinois State Representative Anne Stava-Murray apparently wishes to charge people with a Class 3 felony for using photoshopped imagery in a State or local election. "Synopsis As Introduced Amends...

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) - A few weeks ago, thru reporting on a search warrant into past actions of Jack Franks, it was revealed that Speaker Madigan "requested" Franks be prohibited from the State Capitol building without escort. We have confirmed as factual, thru a Freedom of Information...

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