Carlinville Treasurer Jodi Reichmann and a government oversight group have been engaging in an online war of words over the group's accusation that “something bad has been happening with the city financials.”
The Clark County Park District commissioner is a poor winner as well as someone who forges election paperwork and puts himself on an ethics commission investigating himself, the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) charged recently.
The Shelbyville Township Board has added fuel to the fire that it has already taken from a local public advocacy group for allegedly donating funds illegally and distorting events at a February meeting.
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests might seem like a way to waste taxpayer money through "fishing expeditions," until the public sees what gets caught in the net, the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) said recently on their Illinois Leaks website.
State Rep. Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville) believes the Republican sweep of four trustee spots and the clerk’s office in Shelbyville Township is a clear indicator of how serious residents are about change.
The Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) didn't believe the residents of Marshall would give a $5,000 donation to a private cemetery, but while a member of the public advocacy group watched, the Marshall City Council voted to do just that recently.