Macoupin County

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - During the November 8, 2018 Hearing in Sangamon County Circuit Court on Kraft v. Carlinville (2017-MR-25), arguments were presented and heard in Plaintiff's 2nd Motion for Partial Summary Judgment ("MPSJ"). Plaintiff presented a signed affidavit and photograph attesting to a meeting Defendants claim...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - On August 2, 2018, the Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor determined that the City of Carlinville improperly withheld public records requested by me in February of 2017. That same day, I emailed Carlinville FOIA Officer Carla Brockmeier (and Dan Schuering) requesting production...

PAXTON, IL. (ECWd) - Attorney Dan P. Schuering has been contracting with several municipalities across Illinois, under the name of “Municipal Consulting Group, LTD” – which is a corporation that is dissolved. We urge each public body who may receive an invoice from this "company" to refuse...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - During Tuesday's Carlinville City Council meeting, Alderwoman Beth Toon had a chance to set the record straight from last month when Attorney Dan Schuering told her she didn't know what she was talking about, and he called us (ECWd) political terrorists. When it...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - After Daniel P. Schuering, Carlinville's assistant city attorney, falsely accusing us of "wasting taxpayer funds" and claiming we were "political terrorists," we decided it was time to show Carlinville's residents and taxpayers the timeline of events leading us to where we are...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) -  The City of Carlinville assistant attorney, Daniel P. Schuering, had a bad day at the last city council meeting. Instead of commenting on the still-pending Freedom of Information Act lawsuits against the city of Carlinville, Schuering elected to shift blame to the council....

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - On August 20, 2018, during a Carlinville City Council meeting, their FOIA attorney, Mr. Dan P. Schuering, was discussing Freedom of Information Act requests for public records. To date, several lawsuits have been filed due to Carlinville refusing to provide requested records. Schuering...