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April 15, 2024

Illinois Auditor General

Chicago, IL. (ECWd) - Illinois State Representatives Jeanne Ives and Grant Wehrli talk to ECWd about their thoughts on Mautino and last week's hearing in Chicago. Rep. Wehrli also mentioned HB0415, which would require a photo of expense receipts be filed along with the expenditure report to...

HUTSONVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - To start off with, Mr. Monte Newlin, Superintendent of the Regional Office of Education #12, fresh off of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy only a few short years ago, and since then has been caught using the ROE credit card for personal purchases. Previous to...

Springfield, IL (ECWd) - "This week Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino refused to comply with the State Board of Elections’ deadline to amend campaign reports and clarify questionable campaign expenditures. His failure to provide this information after receiving multiple time extensions to gather the details is further evidence...

Springfield, IL (ECWd) - We are urging Governor Rauner to Veto Senate Bill 212 based on evidence that the key person behind it has violated the law. LaSalle County State's Attorney Brian Towne has pushed for SB212 to pass and by all indications, our legislatures were...

Springfield, IL (ECWd) - The position of Illinois State Auditor General, currently held by Frank Mautino, is a Constitutional Office filled by a vote of the General Assembly.  It is that same group that can remove him.  In short, the General Assembly is his boss. Most people...

Illinois (ECWd) - Over the past month, we have attempted to get confirmation that Auditor General Frank Mautino's claimed cooperation with the US Attorney's investigation was, in fact, a "criminal" investigation as many have attempted to imply that it was not a criminal investigation. Today we...

DuPage Co. (ECWd) - State Representative Jeanne Ives has been leading the charge in the House of Representatives pertaining to Auditor General Frank Mautino's campaign expenditure reporting and calls for his resignation in her press release, which was released shortly after numerous legislators called for...

Illinois -(ECWd) - A group of Illinois State Legislators held a press conference at the Thomson Center today calling for Auditor General Frank Mautino to step aside during the Federal Investigation into his campaign spending irregularities that included loan payments for non-existent loans and car repairs...

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