Illinois Arts Council Agency

CHICAGO, IL. (ECWd) - After researching some of the grants issued by the Illinois Arts Council ("IAC") during times when they did not conduct any public meetings, I came across one grant in particular in which I felt was somewhat questionable. In 2015, the IAC approved several...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - May 9th, 2016, the Edgar County Watchdogs, filed suit against the Illinois Arts Council Agency for allegedly violating the Freedom Of Information Act.  This state agency is under the leadership of Shirley Madigan, who is listed as their Chair on the...