Nauvoo Mayor John McCarty appears to have improperly submitted his Statements of Economic Interest with Hancock County, omitting his ownership of a business that has received payments from the city since at least 2013.
In what a frustrated government watchdog group headlined as "breaking news" on its website, Carlinville responded recently to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request within the mandatory five-day time frame.
Carlinville Park District commissioners will no longer receive perks or benefits, Commissioner Robert Duckles told the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) in a letter posted on the group's Illinois Leaks website on Friday.
At least three Carlinville area residents have joined the chorus of complaints over the alleged unresponsiveness of the City of Carlinville regarding Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) said on Thursday.
Two separate CDs the City of Carlinville said it sent in response to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests by a government oversight group either got lost in the mail or never made it that far, the group argued on Tuesday.
Depending on one's point of view, either the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW) have been attacking Carlinville's mayor and interfering in elections or the Blackburn College newspaper is a biased publication doing a "hatchet job" on a group acting in the public interest.
Cass and Scott counties, along with 22 other counties in Illinois, have more voters on their official registration lists than voting-age residents, according to a recent letter sent to the state by the oversight group Judicial Watch.