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SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Get elected - hire yourself - be your own supervisor:  PRICELESS! The Illinois House of Representatives passed, by a unanimous vote, House Bill 3501 which directly conflicts with every existing statute and law prohibiting conflicts of interest, self dealing, and nepotism in units...

SHELBYVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Shelby Township, the underlying reason for HB1896, just completed printing checks, stuffing envelopes, and mailing out those rebate checks to its approximately 2800 property parcel owners. The total amount rebated by the Township was $735,461.94. This is an average of $262.66 per property parcel. State...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - After more than five years of arguments and two years of legal wrangling, RIDES Mass Transit District loses lawsuit designed to extract more than $154,000 from the residents of Edgar County by claiming they were owed funds left over from the defunct...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - The "Jeff Wood for Sheriff" campaign apparently submitted at least one false or incomplete D-2 Report to the Illinois State Board of Elections, this one in October of 2018. Wood reported zero campaign donations for the duration of this 2018 campaign cycle, while...