State Rep. Steve Reick Resigns from Jack Franks’ Appointments

McHenry County Board Chairman appointed State Rep. Steve Reick to two County Board liaison spots at the last meeting: EMA Coordinating Council Local Emergency Planning The rumor mill has it that a number of Republicans were not too happy with … Continue reading

Erin Smith Appointing Jason McMahon to Fill Ken Santowski Village Board Spot Without Asking Residents If They Would Like To Serve

In Lakewood Village President Erin Smith’s winter newsletter she announced that she would be recommending that Jason McMahon take retiring Village Trustee Ken Santowski’s spot. Since there is over two years left on Santowski’s term, I figured that she would … Continue reading

Rauner Appoints Former Dem Candidate for Governor Paul Vallas and Just Retired State Rep. Don Moffitt

A press release from Governor Bruce Rauner: Governor Announces Appointments CHICAGO – Governor Bruce Rauner announced today he has made appointments to the Chicago State University Board of Trustees, the Illinois State Board of Education, the Department of Central Management … Continue reading

McSweeney Bill to Inventory Governments Whose Boards Are Appointed by County Boards Advances

A press release from State Rep. David McSweeney: House Committee Advances Cullerton-McSweeney Bill to Promote Local Government Consolidation Springfield, IL…The Illinois House Counties and Townships Committee today approved a proposal to help reduce the number of units of local government … Continue reading