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 UNITS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT SHALL HAVE ONLY POWERS GRANTED BY LAW! Source:  Illinois Constitution.  (When is the last time anyone read it?) http://www.ilga.gov/commission/lrb/con7.htm Article VII  SECTION 8. POWERS AND OFFICERS OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND UNITS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT OTHER THAN COUNTIES AND MUNICIPALITIES Townships, school districts, special districts and...

EASTERN ILLINOIS - 8/28/2012 PRESS RELEASE from the ILLINOIS POLICY INSTITUTE MEDIA CONTACT: Diana Rickert 
 [email protected] or (312) 607-4977  Eastern Illinois counties earn low marks in government transparency audit 21 out of 22 county governments in eastern Illinois receive failing grades in Institute audit, and many are not compliant with state...

As usual, the county board sits silent and does nothing to hold people accountable for misappropriations of county funds even with stacks of evidence. More amazing is the auditors report and 2 page letter of suggestions the board should implement to prevent further misappropriations, fraud, and theft of...