Rep. Thomas Bennett (R-Watseka) expressed his frustration with the legislative gridlock in Springfield on his website recently, pointing specifically to the lack of action on a bill to protect correction workers.
The Edgar County Watchdogs recently reported on questions raised by the Illinois Department of Transportation's (IDOT) Division of Aeronautics Interim Director Steve Young regarding Kankakee Valley Airport Authority (KVAA) Commissioner Rende Langlois' qualifications for office.
A campaign ad posted on incumbent state Rep. Katherine "Kate" Cloonen's (D-Kankakee) Facebook page alleging her GOP opponent, Lindsay Parkhurst, wants to eliminate the Social Security and Medicare programs has been deemed by Politifact to be an egregious lie.
The Kankakee Valley Airport Authority (KVAA) allegedly allowed a
conflict of interest when it awarded a contract to a commissioner on the KVAA board, John Kraft of the Edgar County Watchdogs' "Illinois Leaks" website said this week.