Madison County

FOSTERBURG, IL. (ECWd) - The Bottom Line: Alcohol-fueled entertainment on the backs of the taxpayers. Fosterburg Water District finally provided receipts for their Super Bowl Weekend festivities and other parties they have been paying for with public funds. They claim, in writing, that no public business was discussed....

FOSTERBURG, IL. (ECWd) - "Effective January 1, 2017, No local public agency may reimburse any governing board member, employee, or officer for any entertainment expenses." So says the Local Government Travel Expense Control Act, 50 ILCS 150. On January 18, 2017, the FWD Board voted unanimously to adopt...

FOSTERBURG, IL. (ECWd) - In our continuing coverage of the complete mess about to be constructed by the City of Carlinville, Fosterburg Water District, and a private corporation, Jersey County Rural Water Company, we have found some interesting new concepts in play in the Fosterburg Water...

Someone must hold elected officials accountable for their actions. Why not you? Americans for Prosperity Foundation-Illinois is hosting a Citizen Watchdog Training to teach YOU how to hold elected officials accountable. Over the past several years, the efforts of two veterans from rural Edgar County have caused the...

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