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SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - I attended the April 24, 2018 Springfield Airport Authority Board of Commissioners meeting to provide public comment on our latest articles concerning alleged disqualification of two Commissioners - both for having a statutorily prohibited incompatibility office. We found the Authority conducted a professional...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_44535" align="alignleft" width="124"] Rev. Dr. Eric Hansen[/caption] Just like his fellow board member Frank Vala, it is our belief that Mr. Eric Hansen is statutorily disqualified from serving as Commissioner of the Springfield Airport Authority. Section 5 of the Airport Authorities Act specifically...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - While we await IDOT's letter to the Springfield Airport Authority in reference to Frank Vala's alleged disqualification from the office as Airport Authority Commissioner, I decided to check his Statement of Economic Interest. Sure enough, he filed a false statement by not answering...

Crystal Lake, IL. (ECWd) - [caption id="attachment_44483" align="alignleft" width="221"] CLPD Chairman Debbie Gallagher[/caption] While the Crystal Lake Park District wants to sell $3.5 million in Bonds for mostly routine maintenance items, capital projects, and other things, the Commissioners gift themselves perks and compensation in violation of the...

COLLINSVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - This is a public rebuttal of a public comment made by David Jerome, a Collinsville Alderman, and also an attorney. He commented on Facebook about the article entitled "Collinsville Alderwoman Cheryl Brombolich settled a lawsuit in contradiction with the law, receives $200,000"...