IL State Reps

Reps Dwight Kay, Ives, Wheeler, and Morrison held a Press Conference to explain their filing of Joint House Resolution, HJR158, calling on Auditor General Frank Mautino's  removal from office. "The People of the State of Illinois have a tacit right to be able to trust and full faith...

MARSHALL, IL. (ECWd) - Illinois State Representative Reggie Phillips will be in Marshall, Illinois for a "Springfield Update" on Monday, July 18, 2016. The public is invited. Topics for discussion include the budget and spending bill. . Please consider a donation to the Edgar County Watchdogs. [wp_eStore_donate id=1] ....

Ottawa, IL (ECWd) - We ask that the Governor VETO SB212 as all indications are this is nothing more than a method-of-cover being set in place for La Salle County State's Attorney Brian Towne.  Many people in this country are waking up and realizing how...

The Illinois Auditor General is under investigation by the Illinois State Board of Elections for questionable campaign expenditures.  There have been numerous articles written concerning Mautino’s campaign fund.  Some of the notable problems include over $250,000 in payments to a bank for campaign expenses for...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit was filed today in the 5th Judicial Circuit Court, Edgar County, against the Office of the Auditor General.  Also named in the suit is Frank Mautino, the current Auditor General. According to the complaint, Mautino failed to...

Edgar Co. (ECWd) - May 9th, 2016, the Edgar County Watchdogs, filed suit against the Illinois Arts Council Agency for allegedly violating the Freedom Of Information Act.  This state agency is under the leadership of Shirley Madigan, who is listed as their Chair on the...