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Chicago, IL. (ECWd) - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, May 31, 2020 CONTACT [email protected] Gov. Pritzker Activates Illinois National Guard at Request of City of Chicago Guard To Help Chicago Police Department Manage Street Closures Chicago – In response to a City of Chicago request, Governor JB Pritzker activated 375 Illinois National Guard...

Paris, IL. (ECWd) - The Edgar County Public Health Department just issued a press release announcing the county's first COVID-19 positive case. "One resident, who tested positive, is in home isolation and recovering." [pdf-embedder url="https://edgarcountywatchdogs.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/ECPHD-1st.pdf"] . Our work is funded entirely thru donations and we ask that you consider donating...

Illinois (ECWd) - Governor Pritzker, during today's Daily Briefing, announced new guidance for religious institutions in Illinois. These "guidelines" effectively remove any previous mandates he thought he had placed on them, and replaced the mandates with "guidance." This move was hours prior to his response deadline to the...

Illinois (ECWd) - We first exposed a May 20, 2020 letter from Attorney General Raoul to Senate President Harmon in this article.  The request to the AG from Senate President Harmon was pretty simple. Did a prior Attorney General opinion consider all the legislative history of...