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DuPage CO. (ECWd) - During its October 22, 2019 board meeting, the DuPage County Board approved $1,359,172.00 worth of no-bid Insurance contracts (see pages 3 and 4) with Alliant/Mesirow, the company where Illinois House Speaker Madigan's son,  Andrew Madigan, is an Executive. We believe, as does the...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - An Edgar County Jury returned Guilty verdict on two counts against Justin Heffner on October 30, 2019. Hefner was found guilty of false personation of a peace officer (Class 4 Felony) and false personation of peace officer Class 3 Felony). See Sections 17-2(b)(3)...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) We first exposed questionable billing from Algonquin Township Attorney James Kelly in May of 2018 in this article which specifically focused on a powerpoint presentation that was prepared for what we believed at the time of publication was for the Northern Illinois Township...

McHenry County (ECWd) - On October 25, 2019, McHenry County's Risk Management Coordinator Lisa Shamhart filed a Petition for an Emergency Stalking / No Contact Complaint in McHenry County Circuit Court against Attorney Mary McClellan. Judge Johnson entered the Emergency Stalking / No Contact Order, which remains...

McHenry County (ECWd) - There was a 10 am court hearing in the Gasser v. Lukasik case that began with a real eye-opener.  McArdle presented a prepared order for the judge that had not been provided to Gasser's attorney Rob Hanlon prior to the hearing.  Based...

McHenry Co. (ECWd) - We previously covered the insurance benefits being provided in Algonquin Township to past officials and dependents in this article. As we explained in the prior article, Bob Miller, former Algonquin Township Highway Commissioner was having his health insurance benefits paid for by the...