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Coles CO. (ECWd) - The lawsuit filed against Coles County and their irregular assessment practices has been dismissed by the Federal Court but not without an interesting twist. The legal doctrine of Comity appears to have been key in this particular ruling and it's important for people to...

CARLINVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - Our last article suggested that the new regional water company was not forthcoming about the status of Fosterburg Water District's membership (in Illinois Alluvial Regional Water Company). I also commented the appearance was that things were happening behind the scenes, but Fosterburg Water...

JERSEYVILLE, IL. (ECWd) - "Illinois Alluvial Regional Water Company" - LOL Pretty catchy title - however, the fact remains, neither Carlinville nor Dorchester have statutory authority to do what they are doing and their attorney, Mr. David Foreman, gave bad "legal advice." OK, so we have a "Regional...

EDGAR CO., IL. (ECWd) - Prosecuting a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit has never been an easy task, and actions like those of Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino's attorney are making it more difficult. The Illinois Freedom of Information Act permits FOIA lawsuits against State Agencies to...