Illinois

Springfield (ECWd) - Not satisfied with increased gas taxes, prohibitions on pumping your own gas, or $500 fines for using a gas leaf blower, or even having to have $1,000,000.00 in liability insurance just to apply for a FOID card and a carryout bag tax, we...

Springfield (ECWd) - Just when we thought the Illinois Legislature has nothing better to do as exposed in this article, it gets worse. As a diesel-powered vehicle owner, why should I not receive the same benefit as those driving gas-powered vehicles? Illinois State Representative Camille Lilly filed House...

Illinois (ECWd) - For the purpose of this article, we are addressing non-home rule public bodies, specifically County and Township government. More times than we can count, we hear County and Township officials claim they don't have to bid out their insurance because their lawyer told...

SPRINGFIELD, IL. (ECWd) - Earlier this year, Governor Pritzker sign several new Bills amending the various statutes related to dogs and cats. Cat owners are now mandated to vaccinate against rabies, and counties are permitted to require registration and registration fees. The Illinois Department of Agriculture issued a...

Cahokia, IL. (ECWd) - On January 14, 2019, Illinois Senator (57th District) Christopher Belt filed a false Statement of Economic Interest related to his position as a Legislator. Belt was appointed to fill the vacancy left by Senator Clayborne in January 2019. On his filed statement, question number...