IL State Reps

Champaign Co. (ECWd) - The Illinois State Police and the City of Urbana, after being sued under the Freedom of Information Act for improper redactions, have provided unredacted records pertaining to the allegation of criminal shoplifting by State Representative Carol Ammons. Initially, both agencies redacted Ammons's...

Illinois  (ECWd) - We were the first to expose the improper expenditures by Frank Mautino and his Campaign Committee clear back in January of 2016, in this article.  Fast forward more than five years and now the Supreme Court of Illinois has confirmed the violation in...

Illinois  (ECWd) - The Illinois Department of Public Health, effective May 17, 2021, has repealed the Emergency Rule created January 4th, 2021. While not the complete description as implied, this is the published langauge in the repeal documentatoin: "This rule required people over age two who are...

Illinois  (ECWd) - Illinois Governor JB Pritzker is now facing 2 more civil suits regarding the validity of his disaster proclamations that were based on a public health emergency, and his most recent declaration which included Montgomery and Adams Counties by name.. Each of the cases is...

Illinois  (ECWd) - Illinois Governor JB Pritzker is now facing 5 more civil suits regarding the validity of his disaster proclamations that were based on a public health emergency. Each of the cases is focused on the statutory definition of "Public Health Emergency" as outlined in the...

Illinois (ECWd) - During the last Legislative session, numerous new laws were pushed through with little or no time to evaluate them for even the most basic of problems.  Throughout the Illinois School Code, there have been amendments and new laws passed and signed into law...

Illinois  (ECWd) - Friday of last week we saw ComEd basically plead guilty to a litany of criminal allegations which directly implicate the Illinois House of Representative Speaker Micheal Madigan (article here).  In short order, Governor Pritzker called for Madigan's resignation for betraying the public trust. Trust...

Quincy, Illinois (ECWd) - The Quincy Public School Board has been named in a verified complaint brought by a parent of one of a 4th-grade student.  The suit was filed over the mandates created for children to return to school. "Quinn, and her minor child, will suffer...