Coles Co. (ECWd) - After running one article on Ford County and their Supervisor of Assessment failures, the Supervisor resigned and today we find that the Ford County Board of Review did just as we suggested, with one minor exception. Our suggestion in this article: "With these many failures of statutory obligations,...
CHARLESTON, IL. (ECWd) - Governor Rauner fired him for basically being a racist, Attorney General Candidate Erika Harold still plans on attending his Coles County Lincoln Day Dinner and giving the key-note speech, and his fellow Coles County Republican Precinct Committeemen appear to be happy with him representing them as...
Coles. Co. (ECWd) - "Without referencing the Illinois Supreme Court precedent, the court found that the doctrine of comity refrains the federal court from acting in cases that concern tax administration." We found that statement in the Federal appellate brief filed by Rob Perry and Rex Dukeman of Matton in the Coles County...
Coles Co. (ECWd) - We have continued to demand accountability to the law from the Coles County Board and to date, have been ignored.  One thing they cant ignore for long is the law and case law to support the very point we have made from day one. The County is...
Coles Co. (ECWd) - A short notice of appeal has been filed in the Federal Courts pertaining to the lawsuit brought by Rob Perry and Rex Dukeman, both members of the Concerned Tax Payers of Coles County group, that was dismissed at the circuit level earlier this month. For those wondering...
COLES CO., IL. (ECWd) - Electioneering using State Vehicle: On December 4, 2017, John Clough was spotted arriving at the Coles County Courthouse around 11:55 a.m., in his assigned state-owned vehicle. His purpose was to deliver his petition packets for Republican Precinct Committeeman in Coles County. He also appears to be...
COLES CO., IL. (ECWd) - The newest Governor Rauner appointee to the Illinois Prisoner Review Board ("PRB") has filed a false Statement of Economic Interest. John Wayne Clough, hailing from Coles County, was appointed to the PRB on March 30, 2017. He was a long-time employee and Deputy of the Coles County...
Coles CO. (ECWd) - The lawsuit filed against Coles County and their irregular assessment practices has been dismissed by the Federal Court but not without an interesting twist. The legal doctrine of Comity appears to have been key in this particular ruling and it's important for people to understand what this means...
Coles Co. (ECWd) - The Coles County Board is currently wrapped up in a Federal legal case over tax assessment issues, of which we contend could have been prevented had they simply done the right thing once exposed to the violations of law that took place in this article. During last...
Coles Co. (ECWd) During last months meeting, the County Board recessed their meeting instead of adjourning because of Budget approval matters. That being the case, I spoke with State's Attorney Brian Bower and raised the concern regarding the public's ability to speak at the next County Board meeting, which by...