The Illinois Attorney General’s public access counselor recently determined that the city of Carlinville violated the Open Meetings Act at a meeting with the Jersey County Rural Water Company and Fosterburg Water District, according to a report from the Edgar County Watchdogs.
Gov. Bruce Rauner recently announced he will sign controversial abortion funding expansion House Bill 40 into law, which critics say will increase the number of abortions from the reported 391 in Peoria County in 2015.
Many Peoria-area residents greeted the news that Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will not seek re-election to a fifth term with a mixture of glee and trepidation on station 25 News' Facebook page recently.
The City of Carlinville is facing another in a long line of lawsuits over its alleged refusal to respond to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs, who have two lawsuits pending against the city.