Batnick-Skillicorn-McSweeney Introduce Bill to Allow Comptroller to Withhold Legislative Pay

A press release from State Representatives Mark Blatnick and Allen Skillicorn: Batinick, Skillicorn file legislation to give Comptroller greater discretion following court ruling on legislator pay SPRINGFIELD – In response to the recent court ruling authorizing the prioritization of state … Continue reading

Skillicorn Opposes $50 Million Kane County Forest Preserve Referendum & Quick Take Condemnation

A press release from State Rep. Allen Skillicorn: Rep. Skillicorn Opposes Referendum & Quick Take Legislation State Representative Allen Skillicorn (R-Dundee) is opposing the Kane County Forest Preserve $50 Million Property Tax Hike Referendum on the April 4th ballot and the … Continue reading

Critique of Allen Skillicorn’s Proposal to Allow Cities to Enter Bankruptcy

Bond analyst Steve Willson critiques State Rep. Allen Skillicorn’s legislation to allow municipalities to go through bankruptcy: With due respect to Mr. Skillicorn, this legislation will provide virtually no relief to Illinois taxpayers. The purpose of municipal bankruptcy is to … Continue reading

Robo-Call Attacks Andrew Gasser on Tax Referendum Vote

It’s robo-call attack time in the Algonquin Township Highway Commissioner’s contest being held on February 28th. First out of the box were supporters of long-time incumbent Bob Miller. The attack is on the signature issue of opponent, McHenry County Board … Continue reading

Skillicorn Criticizes County Clerk’s Chief Deputy’s Challenge of Tax Limit Referendum Petitions

A press release from State Representative-Elect Allen Skillicorn: McHenry County Clerk office fights property tax freeze referendum State Representative-Elect Allen Skillicorn’s property tax freeze referendum effort has been challenged by McHenry County Clerk Chief Deputy Linda Fitzgerald. “McHenry County property … Continue reading

Objection Filed Against Allen Skillicorn’s Tax Limit Referendum Petitions

State Representative Allen Skillicorn-elect submitted petitions calling for a referendum stating the following: Shall each taxing body located partially or wholly within the limits of the County of McHenry be required to seek voter approval by referendum prior to increasing … Continue reading