Illinois

Illinois (EWCd) - In January of 2014, ECW uncovered documents from Governor Pat Quinn's Neighborhood Initiative Program.  One such document warned Chicago Youth to comply with City of Chicago curfew laws or risk being shot and killed by members of the Chicago Police Department (CPD).  LINK...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - On June 30, 2016, Gov. Rauner signed HB4630 which made a change to the Illinois Open Meetings Act. Jeanne Ives was the Chief Sponsor in the House, along with Sponsor Peter Breen and others, with Michael Connelly as Chief Sponsor in the Senate. It...

DeKalb Co. (ECWd) - We have already shown that President Doug Baker and Northern Illinois University have experimented with many variations of questionable actions regarding procurement and contracts, especially for friends of President Baker.  But there are still new riffs on an old song. We recently...