John Kraft

John Kraft is  a co-founder of the Edgar County Watchdogs (a 501(c)(4)), and a co-founder of the American Watchdogs, Inc (a 501(c)(3)) – both are government accountability non-profit organizations. The Edgar County Watchdogs have been highlighted in Forbes magazine and on the cover of the Chicago Tribune for their work in exposing public corruption. He is a member of IRE, Investigative Reporters and Editors, SPJ, and the Chicago Headline Club. Co-winner of the Vernon K. Krieble Foundation’s “Unsung Hero Award”, along with Kirk Allen, during the 2016 State Policy Network’s annual conference.


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February 24, 2018
FOIA — The Next Step
Room 523
4 p.m.  -  5 p.m.