$1,304,382.79 is invested Certificates of Deposit in local banks.
$28,579.93 is presumably in a checking account.
He spent $505,000 over the last six months of 2009. But $400,000 of that doesn’t really count, because it was going into a CD at the First National Bank of Marengo.
Much of that time he was trying to position himself to run for governor.
Lots on paying staff and buying meals.
And, $9,000 to McKoen & Associates of Joliet on July 30th.
Guess the results weren’t as favorable as hoped.
One item popped out. $2,889 to Celtic Tours.
I guess it was campaign related. Franks went to Ireland with House Speaker Mike Madigan, Senate President John Cullerton and State Rep. Dan Burke (all D-Chicago). This is probably where the idea of Franks running for Congress after reapportionment came up.