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October 4, 2022

Attorney General

Paris, IL. (ECWd) - During the May 11, 2015 Edgar County Airport Advisory Board meeting I talked about the "Edgar County Airport Booster Club" and the pancake and sausage breakfast they are planning on conducting in June. My comments were that the "Booster Club" is not registered...

Illinois (ECWd) - While researching contract issues with numerous public bodies there appears to be a pattern established.  A pattern that points to total disregard for procurement laws as well as spending taxpayer funds on things that are not part of their statutory duties. The first concern...

Edgar County, IL. (ECWd) - It appears the Edgar County Board lacks any common sense whatsoever. This month, the board, through the Edgar County Airport Advisory Board (which holds no power and cannot make any decisions) has stated it will allow the "Edgar County Airport Booster Club"...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - On February 26, 2015, the Illinois Attorney General's Public Access Counselor made the determination that the Edgar County Board violated the Open Meetings Act when it held a county board meeting on December 6, 2013 without providing advanced notice to the public...

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) - Gov. Bruce Rauner re-appointed Joel Sambursky, and appointed U.S. district court judge John Gilbert and Attorney Amy Sholar to the Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University. Both Gilbert and Sholar appointments must be approved by the Illinois Senate. The appointment of Judge...

PARIS, IL. (ECWd) - CNN has been working on a "Death Row Stories" segment featuring Michale Callahan and Randy Steidl for the past several months. It is scheduled to air this spring. In the past, national media featured the double murder in Paris, Illinois, and the subsequent wrongful...

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