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July 20, 2024

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Springfield (ECWd) - In our first article regarding the Right To Garden - HB 4704, there was key language that failed to get included that caused many red flags to be raised on this bill. We urge everyone to read the amended language as it does resolve...

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...

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