Illinois Senate

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) -  Not satisfied with increased gas taxes, prohibitions on pumping your own gas, or $500 fines for using a gas leaf blower, or even having to have $1,000,000.00 in liability insurance just to apply for a FOID card, Illinois Senator Melinda Bush introduced...

Cahokia, IL. (ECWd) - On January 14, 2019, Illinois Senator (57th District) Christopher Belt filed a false Statement of Economic Interest related to his position as a Legislator. Belt was appointed to fill the vacancy left by Senator Clayborne in January 2019. On his filed statement, question number...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Get elected - hire yourself - be your own supervisor:  PRICELESS! The Illinois House of Representatives passed, by a unanimous vote, House Bill 3501 which directly conflicts with every existing statute and law prohibiting conflicts of interest, self dealing, and nepotism in units...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - State Representative Sam Yingling (D) is Chief Sponsor, with David Welter (R), Kathleen Willis (D), Daniel Didech (D), David McSweeney (R), and Jonathan Carroll (D) co-sponsoring HB3596 after House Floor Amendment 2 was added, there are a total of four amendments. The language...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Illinois Senator Melinda Bush, (D) 31st District, apparently thinks more government secrets are better. Bush filed Senate Bill 0196 on January 30, 2019. This Bill would permit a public body to hire "independent contractors" in secret, outside the prying eyes of the public. It would...

Illinois (ECWd) - In Illinois we continue to find bad actors in our local government and elected and/or appointed boards that go out of their way to cover it up, justify it, defend it, and even reward their actions with massive payouts.  Why? While many are familiar with...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, December 07, 2017   FOR MORE INFORMATION: Reena Tandon: (309) 533-1210 [email protected]  Tom Cullerton disgusted with bloated handout to failed NIU executive VILLA PARK- State Senator Tom Cullerton (D-Villa Park) is outraged that ousted Northern Illinois University President Doug Baker will receive another state contract from...