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Clay County, IL  (ECWd) - Current Illinois law provides that the Governor has broad powers during the first thirty (30) days of a disaster and the Illinois Department of Public health and local county health departments have supreme authority as it relates to a pandemic.  However,...

Illinois (ECWd) - One of the well-established foundations in our Country is our First Amendment, which includes freedom of the press. As most of the state is aware, Governor Pritzker banned Amy Jacobson’s access to his daily press briefing, claiming she is not an “impartial journalist.”  In...

Illinois (ECWd) - We first exposed a May 20, 2020 letter from Attorney General Raoul to Senate President Harmon in this article.  The request to the AG from Senate President Harmon was pretty simple. Did a prior Attorney General opinion consider all the legislative history of...

Illinois (ECWd) - After Governor Pritzker removed the Bailey v Pritzker case to federal court, and later objected to the Motion to Expedite, Rep Darren Bailey filed his Reply to Objection to Motion to Expedite, and also filed his Ex A: Supplemental Emergency Motion. There is a...

Illinois (ECWd) - Sunday afternoon Illinois Governor Pritzker took to the podium for his daily press briefing and chastised the Legislature for inaction (see video below),  “complete abdication of responsibility”, on a perceived need of an enforcement mechanism for those who do not comply with his...

Illinois (ECWd) - Illinois Governor Pritzker filed a memorandum in opposition to the motion to expedite the hearing on [Bailey's] emergency motion to remand, in the Bailey v. Pritzker case which was taken to the federal courts last week on a motion by Pritzker. In the memorandum,...