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December 3, 2022

Illinois

Illinois (ECWd) - For years we have been reporting on local government malfeasance of every imaginable type as well as those you would never imagine possible.  Over and over we see zero accountability to our laws and total disregard for even the most basic level of...

Chicago, IL. (ECWd) - On August 6, 2021, the Edgar County Watchdogs and Edgar Pal filed a five-count complaint in Cook County Circuit Court naming the Office of the Illinois Attorney General and the Attorney General's Procurement Policy and Compliance Monitoring Board alleging certain violations of...

ILLINOIS (ECWd) - The following are two separate observations of state government actors from the month of July 2021. First, when long-time, high ranking members of the Illinois State Police, in official state police vehicles, think they can drive down the interstate at between 85 and 90...

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) - According to the April 16, 22, and 27, 2021, emergency meeting minutes of the Illinois Attorney General's Procurement Policy and Compliance Board, the AG's office purchased the following: April 16th:  MOXFIVE for $462,250.00 April 22nd:  CrowdStrike for $111,000 April 27th:  Rust Consulting...

Illinois (ECWd) - The Attorney General disclosed a ransom cyberattack on the computer systems in the morning of April 10, 2021, of their office in this press release published April 29, 2021. With more than two months passing, the Attorney General is not only unable to search...

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Illinois  (ECWd) - The Illinois Department of Public Health, effective May 17, 2021, has repealed the Emergency Rule created January 4th, 2021.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...

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