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Free speech petitioners told they’ll be ‘locked up’ at DuPage

The incident occurred one day after Constitution Day. Students were told by the officer that they needed a permit from the Student Life office in order to pass out literature or clipboard. Several students at the College of DuPage were told to cease or be “locked up” Friday as they …

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College of DuPage – Documents show Savage and Birt campaigned with public funds

College of DuPage (ECWd) – In a recent document dump from the College of DuPage, there were several emails leading to questions of impropriety with public funds. We have kept quiet on many aspects of it as to avoid the appearance of interference with the criminal investigation. College of DuPage …

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Illinois Senate OK’s severance cap for community college presidents

By Jodi S. Cohen and Stacy St. Clair, Chicago Tribune contact the reporters Colleges and Universities College of DuPage U.S. Senate Illinois General Assembly William Cunningham University of Illinois at Chicago The Illinois Senate approved a bill Saturday that would cap severance packages for the state’s community college presidents and prevent …

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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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College of DuPage on “Res Publica” – Breuder on “epitome of transparency”

College of DuPage (ECWd) – When a public body has to employ a propaganda machine…I mean a public relations firm, you know they have problems. First, I ask you to watch this 20 second video of Dr, Breuder saying that the College of DuPage is the “epitome of transparency”: College …

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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- “Stop Bleeding Money”

There is nothing better than direct communication on matters so the big picture gets painted for all to see.  I received a great e-mail today from Nadia Tilkian, Executive Chef at the Waterleaf in response to this article.  Thank you Ms. Tilkian for contacting me. COD- “Stop Bleeding Money”

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COD- When is enough, enough?

DuPage Co. (ECWd) – Oh how the dots keep connecting! Can anyone explain why the taxpayers of District 502 should be paying for Breuders dinners at the private restaurant, Barrington Country Bistro, which is owned by the very manager of the Waterleaf? Read more of this post

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C.O.D. Breuder deceptions exposed!

DuPage Co. (ECWd)- As the main stream media, both TV and print, are finally hammering away on the actions of the COD Board and the historic pay off for a person who notified the board he was retiring, and what else is going on with Breuder. Read more

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College of DuPage employed radio engineer despite theft conviction

The College of DuPage continued to employ the engineer at its campus radio station — and continued to pay bills submitted by his private company — for nearly two years after he was convicted of a felony for using that same business to steal from another local college. The situation …

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