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College of DuPage under federal investigation

In a sign of intensifying scrutiny of the College of DuPage, federal prosecutors have opened a wide-ranging criminal investigation at the embattled community college, issuing two subpoenas this week that seek documents tied to spending and other matters, according to records obtained late Wednesday. The subpoenas, which were served to …

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Commentary: The outrageous perks of the public sector

By Diana Sroka Rickert If you crossed C-SPAN with “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,” you’d wind up with something resembling the state of Illinois. First there’s Aaron Schock, the former congressman from Peoria who cataloged his globe-trotting adventures on Instagram and styled his Washington, D.C., office to the theme of …

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College of DuPage – Pay-to-play redefined…Herricane style!

Edgar Co. (ECWd) – The bottom line, to us, is access to public records, and all the public records we ask for, in a timely manner. Period. So what does a person do when faced with public bodies that invent reasons to hide public records, provide only a portion of …

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COD- Time to Speak up People – Criminal Liability

DuPage Co. (ECWd) As a society we are only as healthy as our willingness to stand up and speak out when we know things are wrong.  Many have given up any hope of fixing anything in our government because of the overwhelming appearance that crime does pay.  Sadly, that appearance …

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College of DuPage – Nothing to see here…

April 2, 2015 DuPage Co. (ECWd) For months the exposure of wrongdoing has plastered the  blogosphere, airwaves, newspapers, and coffee shops.  Over the last month it has been a dog-pile with no end in sight for the foreseeable future. In another shining example of insiders who have had enough with the …

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COD – Doubling Down re: No-bid Contracts

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Executive Director Brod made some pretty amazing claims in response to a candidate’s comments during the recent COD Meeting. It appears articles published 3 months ago are going to create quite a problem for these public officials who either can’t read, don’t read, or are completely …

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COD Chairman Erin Birt – Master of Misrepresentations!

LITERALLY BUSTED AT COLLEGE OF DUPAGE—Chairman of the Board Erin Birt’s half-truths, misrepresentations, and track record of deception: While the President of The College of DuPage (COD) pulls down nearly $500,000 in compensation/perks and tens of thousands in private shooting club payments, the taxpayers might wonder what type of a …

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Erin Birt is Toxic to COD

This is a part of the meeting in which the College of DuPage dedicated approximately 40 minutes to an unwarranted thrashing of a local non-profit organization using the screens and projectors, while only allowing a 3 minute response and without allowing visual aids. You know, “stacking the deck” as most …

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