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Illinois (ECWd) - During the last Legislative session, numerous new laws were pushed through with little or no time to evaluate them for even the most basic of problems.  Throughout the Illinois School Code, there have been amendments and new laws passed and signed into law...

Illinois  (ECWd) - Friday of last week we saw ComEd basically plead guilty to a litany of criminal allegations which directly implicate the Illinois House of Representative Speaker Micheal Madigan (article here).  In short order, Governor Pritzker called for Madigan's resignation for betraying the public trust. Trust...

Quincy, Illinois (ECWd) - The Quincy Public School Board has been named in a verified complaint brought by a parent of one of a 4th-grade student.  The suit was filed over the mandates created for children to return to school. "Quinn, and her minor child, will suffer...

Springfield, IL. (ECWd) - Former Springfield (Sangamon County) Mass Transit District facilities manager, Aaron Beck, charged with three felony counts of official misconduct and three felony counts of theft of government property. We wrote about his termination from the district in September 2019 (read it here). We know...

Shelby Co. (ECWd) - We first reported on Shelby County Corrections Officer Christopher Zakowski DUI arrest in this article.  We have now obtained the arrest report and first want to thank the arresting officer for doing the very job he took an oath to perform. Officer...

Kendall Co.  (ECWd) - The Parkview Christian Academy can now take credit, through their attorney Thomas DeVore of Silver Lake Group Ltd., for educating more Illinois state actors.  In this case, the Illinois State Board of Education and the Illinois Department of Public Health have been...

Will Co. (ECWd) - John Norton, former appointed Wesley Township Highway Commissioner was issued a Restraining Order last October and is now attempting to have it vacated through a bogus Emergency Motion.  There is no emergency. Contained within his motion to the court are several lies, which...