DES PLAINES, IL. (ECWd) - Des Plaines School District 62's Superintendent Floyd Williams appears to have a history of allegations of sexual harassment that keeps following him from school district to school district. If these new alleged allegations are founded, he should be immediately terminated without pay. Williams has been on...
Cook Co. (ECWd) - In step with why Illinois is in such a deep financial pickle, Maine Township has spent taxpayer money once again on matters that could have been handled by the Supervisor or another FOIA officer.  Instead of performing their duties, they pay their attorney to respond to...
WHEELING, ILLINOIS --(ECWd) - On October 16th, the Village of Wheeling and its attorney, James V. Ferolo of the law firm Klein Thorpe Jenkins ("KTJ"), were confronted with a rundown of what we believe are their recent spree of Open Meetings Act (OMA) violations. The Village Board and its attorney...
Maine Township (ECWd) - All indications are pointing to Maine Township's inability to follow the law as it relates to General Assistance, Freedom of Information, and our State Constitution (more on that in a future article). General Assistance is one of the few welfare programs we have that require the recipient...
Cook Co. (ECWd) - WARNING: Content found in these legal documents contain pornographic descriptions and search terms As if sexual harassment in the workplace is not bad enough, we now find that everything from attempts to scrub hard drives, to hiding computers has taken place in their efforts to destroy evidence...
Cook Co. (ECWd) - Over the years we have learned one of the fastest ways to identify if an elected official has any clue of what their job is, was to simply read the law they are bound by and then look for items in the law that they are...
Cook Co. (ECWd) - After what appears to be an abuse of General Assistance funds by the Main Township Supervisor Laura Morask, we asked for some more records that should be at her fingertips. The law mandates certain things when it comes to General Assistance, and the items asked for are...
WHEELING, ILLINOIS - (ECWd) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's Public Access Office (PAC) informed the Village of Wheeling on Friday, October 13th that an inquiry has been opened and "further action is warranted" by the PAC office concerning what we believe were egregious violations of the Open Meetings Act...
WHEELING, ILLINOIS -- (ECWd) In recent months, the Village of Wheeling and its attorney James V. Ferolo (of the notorious law firm Klein Thorpe Jenkins) have embarrassed themselves by insisting that they can restrict the content of public comment during open public meetings and interrupt speakers when they do not...
Des Plaines, IL. (ECWd) - Des Plaines School District No. 62, who has a history of filing false police reports, and using police and prosecutors to attack a citizen for exercising her right to petition her local government (read about it here), has been found by the Illinois Attorney General's...