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Illinois (ECWd) - In Illinois we continue to find bad actors in our local government and elected and/or appointed boards that go out of their way to cover it up, justify it, defend it, and even reward their actions with massive payouts.  Why? While many are familiar with...

Illinois Co. (ECWd) - The US Department of Justice (DOJ) issued several letters today to officials across the nation pertaining to Grant Assurances, or should we say, apparent lack of compliance with grant assurances. In Illinois, Chicago Superintendent of Police Eddie T. Johnson, Cook County Board of Commissioners President...

Illinois (ECWd) - Gubernatorial Candidate Jeannie Ives will be hosting a meet & greet in Coles County, Wednesday the 20th, 2017, at Pagliacci's Restaraunt located at 319 N Logan St, Mattoon, IL 61938. The event will take place between 11 am and 1 pm. We encourage anyone that has questions...

COLES CO., IL. (ECWd) - Electioneering using State Vehicle: On December 4, 2017, John Clough was spotted arriving at the Coles County Courthouse around 11:55 a.m., in his assigned state-owned vehicle. His purpose was to deliver his petition packets for Republican Precinct Committeeman in Coles County. He...

COLES CO., IL. (ECWd) - The newest Governor Rauner appointee to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board ("PRB") has filed a false Statement of Economic Interest. John Wayne Clough, hailing from Coles County, was appointed to the PRB on March 30, 2017. He was a long-time employee and Deputy...