Being “Wired” by the Feds in the Days of Governor Dan Walker Copy

October 31’s Chicago Sun-Times has an article about one of Governor Rod Blagojevich’s employees having been “wired” by Federal investigators. That’s never happened to me, but it happened twice that I know of during Governor Dan Walker’s term in the … Continue reading

Andrew Gasser Tells Attorney Jim Kelly Not to Represent Road District on Case Brought by Edgar County Watchdogs

Posted by Illinois Leaks (Edgar County Watchdogs) and reprinted with permission: Algonquin Township- Attorney Kelly drops Road District representation…the rest of the story! BY KIRK ALLEN ON JUNE 7, 2018 • ( 2 COMMENTS ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –The local media reported today [June 7] that the Township … Continue reading

More Information on Andrew Gasser Attorney Robert Hanlon

Illinois Leaks published this first.  It is re-published here with permisison: Algonquin Township Road District – Hanlon won, where is the local press? BY KIRK ALLEN ON JUNE 13, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) – The real joy in our work … Continue reading

Kenneally’s Recommendations to Algonquin Township Officials

In case you didn’t get to the bottom of McHenry County State’s Attorney’s report on his investigation of the Algonquin Township Road District under Road Commissioner Bob Miller, here they are: Recommendations to Algonquin Township 1. Establish a detailed policy … Continue reading

Looking at Algonquin Township Road District Vacation Pay

Published with permission from Illinois Leaks: Algonquin Township Road District – AG Opinion, Federal Appellate Court ruling, and Illinois case law tell an interesting story…. BY KIRK ALLEN ON JUNE 9, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –We have exposed numerous examples … Continue reading

Spending Algonquin Township Road District Money in Lake County

This was published first on Illinois Leaks.  It is posted here with permission: Algonquin Township Road District – Redistribution of Wealth BY KIRK ALLEN ON MAY 30, 2018 • ( 3 COMMENTS ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –I have tried to figure this one out and just … Continue reading

Questions About Anna May Miller’s November, 2016, Time Cards

Published first on Illinois Leaks.  Republished here with permission: Algonquin Township Road District – Bob Miller approves bogus time card for wife BY KIRK ALLEN ON MAY 31, 2018 • ( 4 COMMENTS ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –I think we are beginning to understand why the … Continue reading

Township Legal Fees for Andrew Gasser & Bob Miller

Published first by Illinois Leaks; republished here with permission. Algonquin Township – Good for the “Gooch”, not for the “Gasser” BY KIRK ALLEN ON JUNE 4, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –The local press appeared to take great pride in the … Continue reading

Illinois Leaks Criticizes Former Algonquin Township Supervisor, Plus Current Supervisor and One Trustee

Reprinted from Illinois Leaks with permission.  (The entire report of McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally can be found here.) McHenry County State’s Attorney’s report on Miller nails one issue for sure. BY KIRK ALLEN ON JUNE 2, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry … Continue reading

Bob Miller Took Fifth Amendment

The following was gleaned from McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally’s report on his investigation of former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller by Illinois Leaks and is reprinted with permission: Algonquin Township Road District – Former Road Commissioner Bob … Continue reading

Kenneally’s Recommendations to Algonquin Township Officials

In case you didn’t get to the bottom of McHenry County State’s Attorney’s report on his investigation of the Algonquin Township Road District under Road Commissioner Bob Miller, here they are: Recommendations to Algonquin Township 1. Establish a detailed policy … Continue reading

State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally Declines to Prosecute Former Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller, US. Attorney Refuses Also

From McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally. (My apologies for the lack of proper formatting, but this is what happened when I copied an pasted the 52-page report.)  Kenneally invites members of the public to call him at (815) 334-4159. … Continue reading

Looking at the Payroll Records of Bob and Anna May Miller’s Sons-in-Law

McHenry County Blog re-publishes this with the permission of its source, Illinois Leaks: Algonquin Township Road District – Time cards point to vacation manipulation and abuse BY KIRK ALLEN ON MAY 30, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) – One thing for … Continue reading

Anna May Miller’s Time Card

This article by Illinois Leaks is republished here with permission: Algonquin Township Road District – Signed Anna May Miller time card appears! BY KIRK ALLEN ON MAY 29, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –During our last article, we mentioned that we … Continue reading

Pointing to Algonquin Township Road District Payroll Spiking to Increase Pension Bases Under Bob Miller

Published by Illinois Leaks and republished with permission. Algonquin Township Road District – Why taxpayers may have to pay for a very long time BY KIRK ALLEN ON MAY 28, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) – The Algonquin Township Road District … Continue reading

More Anaysis of Anna May Miller’s Vacation Pay

From Illinois Leaks, reprinted with permission: Algonquin Township Road District – Anna May Miller – Pay during vacation not adding up? BY KIRK ALLEN ON MAY 28, 2018 • ( 3 COMMENTS ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –The featured photo for this article is one of many … Continue reading

A Look at Bob MIller’s Wife’s Pay After Her Husband Lost the GOP Primary

Another post about Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller’s wife Anna May, reprinted with permission: Algonquin Township Road District – Major concerns with Anna May Miller’s April 2017 pay BY KIRK ALLEN ON MAY 23, 2018 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) –During … Continue reading

Anna May Miller’s Vacation Pay in the Spotlight

Edgar County Watchdog Kirk Allen focuses his sights on Bob Miller’s wife and administrative assistant Anna May Miller in this article, which is re-printed with permission: Algonquin Township Road District – Anna May Miller’s vacation pay violated policy and law … Continue reading

Algonquin Township Road Commissioner Bob Miller Buys Retirement Watch in Nunda Township

Reprinted with permission of Illinois Leaks: Algonquin Township Road District – Retirement watch not a public purpose – BY KIRK ALLEN ON MAY 22, 2018 • ( 2 COMMENTS ) McHenry Co. (ECWd) – How can tax money be spent by public officials?  It starts with … Continue reading

James Kelly Withdraws as Algonquin Township Road District Attorney

Attorney James Kelly has withdraw as the legal representative for the Algonquin Township Road District. Considering all the ink about Robert Hanlon’s representation of Highway Commissioner Andrew Gasser, some might ask, “Who knew?” Unbeknownst to me, the Township Supervisor appoints … Continue reading