Governor

CHICAGO, IL. (ECWd) - What does it say about a Constitutional State Officer who dukes it out on Facebook instead of issuing an official Press Release or other official statement? Instead of an official response or Press Release to a Forbes article on paying Developmentally Disabled citizens...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - One of Governor Rauner's campaign promises was to tackle patronage hiring.  According to the Chicago Sun Times, Rauner spokeswoman Catherine Kelly said, the administration is actively working on legislation that will “allow us to immediately terminate those employees that were wrongfully hired,...

Decatur, IL. (ECWd) - WAND-TV, Channel 17 completed an investigative report on Perks and Administrative costs of Illinois Colleges. "The I-TEAM used the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), receipts, contracts, a state senate Democratic caucus investigative report and assistance from the Edgar County Watchdogs to assemble a...

Decatur, IL. (ECWd) - WAND-TV, Channel 17 completed an investigative report on Perks and Administrative costs of Illinois Colleges. "The I-TEAM used the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), receipts, contracts, a state senate Democratic caucus investigative report and assistance from the Edgar County Watchdogs to assemble a...

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) - The "Breuder Bill", HB3593, which limits severance pay at Illinois Community Colleges to no more than 12 months pay has passed the House with a 73-34 vote on concurrence with the Senate amendment. This was one of more than a dozen Bills introduced...

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) - The "Breuder Bill", HB3593, which limits severance pay at Illinois Community Colleges to no more than 12 months pay has passed the House with a 73-34 vote on concurrence with the Senate amendment. This was one of more than a dozen Bills introduced...

Springfield, Illinois - (ECWd) - The Illinois Student Assistance Commission ("ISAC") is not immune from controversy in relation to electioneering and reported violations of ethics, election law, the Illinois Constitution, and otherwise general common sense. In 2012, the Daily Caller reported that ISAC participated in an effort...

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) - With the mass unveiling of inappropriate spending, policy and statute violations, and other actions of Illinois' Public Community Colleges lately, there has been no focus in "the Board" that oversees them, their policies, and serves as an intermediary between the Community Colleges...