State Has Figured Out That Insurance Agents Can Sell Obamacare

When Governor Jim Edgar passed Kids Care in the mid-1990’s, I remember having lunch in the legislators’ dining room and telling her if he wanted it to really succeed, he would let insurance agents sell it. Instead, Edgar and Blagojevich … Continue reading

Legislative Update from St. Rep. Mike Tryon

An email from Mike Tryon about the next-to-the-last week in Springfield: Key legislation was debated and voted on last week in the General Assembly. Here is an update of some of the more noteworthy items: Bill to Curb use of … Continue reading

Illegal Aliens Compose 75% of All Kids Taxpayer Subsidized Health Care Program

The Daily Herald style book can’t bring itself to use the words “illegal aliens,” but John Patterson’s story about the Illinois Auditor General’s study of Rod Blagojevich’s All Kids taxpayer-subsidized health care program says 75% of 71,665 children on the … Continue reading

Calculating One’s Cost-Benefit Ratio on the Doomsday Budget

When Rod Blagojevich and the Democrats took total control of state government, Blagojevich claimed the deficit was $5 billion. That was after the election. I figured that was over a two-year period. He raised all kinds of fees, virtually asking … Continue reading

State Rep. Mary Flowers Holds Hearing on Single Payer Medical System

After almost 24 years in office, Chicago’s State Rep. Mary Flowers still has passion for her job. Chairperson of the Health Care Availability Access Committee, Flowers came to McHenry’s Shah Center, operated by McHenry County College to hear testimony. I … Continue reading

State Rep. Mary Flowers Holds Hearing on Single Payer Medical System

After almost 24 years in office, Chicago’s State Rep. Mary Flowers still has passion for her job. Chairperson of the Health Care Availability Access Committee, Flowers came to McHenry’s Shah Center, operated by McHenry County College to hear testimony. I … Continue reading

Daily Herald Finds Blagojevich All Kids Health Care Program Filled with Illegal Aliens

One of the first articles on McHenry County Blog was Will Those Illegally in Illinois Will Bethe Biggest Beneficiary ofGovernor Rod Blagojevich’s “All Kids” Health Plan? It went up on October 24, 2005. At a town meeting conducted by State … Continue reading

Daily Herald Finds Blagojevich All Kids Health Care Program Filled with Illegal Aliens

One of the first articles on McHenry County Blog was Will Those Illegally in Illinois Will Bethe Biggest Beneficiary ofGovernor Rod Blagojevich’s “All Kids” Health Plan? It went up on October 24, 2005. At a town meeting conducted by State … Continue reading

Taxpayer Suit Against Blagojevich for Putting Illegal Aliens on State Paid Health Benefits

Tom Roeser writes in the Chicago Daily Observer about a suit filed by Riverside attorney Richard Caro “to determine the constitutionality of a ‘de facto appropriation and designation of approximately $16 million’ by the governor. Roeser describes it as ”An … Continue reading

Taxpayer Suit Against Blagojevich for Putting Illegal Aliens on State Paid Health Benefits

Tom Roeser writes in the Chicago Daily Observer about a suit filed by Riverside attorney Richard Caro “to determine the constitutionality of a ‘de facto appropriation and designation of approximately $16 million’ by the governor. Roeser describes it as ”An … Continue reading

Blagojevich’s All Kids Illegal Immigrant Connection Finally Nailed

In a press release sent out on Governor Rod Blagojevich’s All Kids health care expansion plan, Senator Chris Lauzen (R-Aurora) finally reports what I have seen no where in the Left Stream Media. The All Kids plan will have no … Continue reading

Is Governor Rod Blagojevich’s “AllKids” Expansion of Children’s Health Care Targeting Those Illegally in US?

That’s what the most intense questioner at Monday night’s legislative road show in Lake in the Hills thinks. Algonquin resident T. J. asked State Rep. Mike Tryon (R-Crystal Lake) and State Sen. Pam Althoff (R-McHenry) after an extensive dialogue on … Continue reading

Will Those Illegally in Illinois Will Be the Biggest Beneficiary of Governor Rod Blagojevich’s “All Kids” Health Plan?

So far I have heard only one reporter mention the portion of the population that may be the biggest beneficiary of the Governor’s proposal: children who are illegally in the United States. It is my understanding that they are not … Continue reading