Champaign County

CHAMPAIGN, IL. (ECWd) - WCIA-3 reported on our citizen watchdog training held in Champaign yesterday. It was sponsored by AFP Foundation - Americans For Prosperity Foundation and was a non-partisan 4-hour session on how to monitor local government using the Open Meetings Act, the Freedom Of Information Act,...

CHAMPAIGN, IL. (ECWd) - Dear Friend, Curious to see how your local government spends your property taxes? Interested in learning how to hold elected officials accountable when they waste it? I hope so, because Americans for Prosperity Foundation-Illinois is hosting a Citizen Watchdog Training on Saturday, January 21, and I think you'd really enjoy...

Champaign Co.  (ECWd) Yes, you read the title correctly.  The Champaign Mental Health Department, while under the direction of former Director and current Champaign County Board Candidate, Peter Tracy, has spent $100,000.00 on movies, or more specifically, EbertFest at the University of Illinois. The Champaign County...

InvEnergy's wind farm joins "WALL OF SHAME" (InvEnergy owes Champaign County $480,298 in unpaid taxes.) Recently, we shed a spotlight on three parcels of land in Champaign County which have unpaid taxes in the California Ridge Wind Farm developed and partially owned by INVENERGY which is 90%...

InvEnergy claimed they were going to be "good neighbors" and bring lots of jobs and income to Champaign and Vermilion County when they constructed the so-called "California Ridge (CalRidge) Wind Farm."  It appears they have broken another promise by failing to pay taxes on their...

102nd District - (ECWd) Once again we must look to official records to inform the voters of inconsistencies and misleading information made by those running for office. In this case, Jim Acklin, former St. Joe-Ogden School superintendent. A recent video released by Liberty Principles PAC...