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Ethics Complaint filed alleging Clark Co. Clerk Carrie Downey assisted Joe Ewing

downey, ewing

An Ethics Complaint was filed on November 3, 2015 naming the Clark County Clerk, Carrie Downey as Respondent to allegations of unethical conduct during the election process in late 2014, early 2015.



After hearing people talk about seeing dogs, pigs, goats, and other farm animals inside the Franklin County Public Hospital, this memo (below) appeared on a facebook post that is from the Human Resources Department at the hospital.

CITIZENS ARREST: All Unit 46 School Board Members named as suspects in crime

Edgar County Watchdogs' Kirk Allen, in the back, speaking with Elgin Police

The Edgar County Watchdogs traveled to Elgin to speak to the school board…and were not allowed to do so. This is the result.

Governor’s downstate director accused of family patronage hire is not true

Gov. Bruce Rauner, from his campaign website

The Edgar County Watchdogs received a disturbing email this morning purporting to state that Randy Pollard’s wife had been hired at the Illinois Lottery

Troubling Legal Questions on $4 Million Comp Package

andrzejewski, colleged of dupage

“Students and taxpayers deserve to know whether or not up to $4 Million in compensation to College of DuPage (COD) President Dr. Breuder was legally conferred since 2009.”

AG decides: Clark-Edgar Rural Water District violated FOIA….in 2012!


This illustrates what’s going on in the Attorney General’s office, the office tasked with managing the wrongdoings of public bodies in the state, including Open Meetings Act and Freedom of Information Act violations.

Clark Co. Park District’s Executive Director using Facebook to Intimidate FOIA Requesters

Charity Murphy, from her Facebook page

Yesterday, Charity Murphy, the Executive Director of the Clark County Park District decided to use Facebook as a means to intimidate Freedom of Information Act requesters into submission through “peer pressure.”

Gov. Rauner’s appointment to SIU Board Violates SIU Charter and Ethics Rules


Gov. Bruce Rauner re-appointed Joel Sambursky, and appointed U.S. district court judge John Phil Gilbert and Attorney Amy Sholar to the Board of Trustees of Southern Illinois University.

Most Courageous Guys in Illinois Today

chicago trib, watchdogs

They are the muckrakers of the farm fields, bloodhounds for small-town waste and corruption… who comb through the books of municipal governments all across Illinois” ~ Chicago Tribune, March 2, 2015


“The Board’s actions were a slap in the face to the principles of open government and transparency that are embodied in the Open Meetings Act.”

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