The Attorney General’s Public Access Bureau will evaluate a complaint against the Atlanta, Illinois, Public Library District Board of Trustees alleging that the board voted on a payment that was not adequately described to the public, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW).
Atlanta, Illinois, library trustee William Thomas failed to file a true and accurate "Statement of Economic Interests (SEI)" form in 2016 and did not disclose potential conflicts of interest, the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) allege on their Illinois Leaks website.
Although Illinois law says vacancies on library boards must be filled immediately, the Atlanta, Illinois, public library board has left a seat empty since March, the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) contend.
Atlanta, Illinois, residents crowded a recent library board meeting to question the propriety and legality of purchasing property owned by one of its board members, a video of the meeting posted on the Illinois Leaks website shows.
The Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) can't wait for Monday. That's when the City of Bloomington has said it will have responded to the ECW's Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regarding reimbursement of an airline ticket, the group says on its Illinois Leaks website.
While state lawmakers ended a two-year budget impasse, the measures adopted by the Illinois Legislature will not fix the state's fiscal mess, an analyst who co-wrote a paper that places the state 49th in long-run solvency told the Sangamon Sun.
Illinois’ economy will take decades to recover from the state’s current pension and workers’ compensation obligations, to say nothing of the debts continually being added because of a significant lack of reform, according to a blistering analysis from Chicago attorney Eugene Keefe.
Rep. Dan Brady (R-Normal) asked for a moment of silence from the Illinois House just before the end of this spring's session to honor the memory of Sgt. Joshua Rodgers, a Bloomington native who was killed in Afghanistan during a raid against ISIS fighters in Nangarhar Province.