473 Illegals Went from County Jail to ICE over 53-Months

With national media talking about President Barack Obama thinking hard about using Executive Branch powers to address immigration reform, I asked the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office to provide information about the number of people who went from the County Jail … Continue reading

Obama Testing the Gingrich Approach to Veterans’ Health Care

When New Gingrich visited the Lake in the Hills Airport for a rally right before the Illinois Republican Primary Election in 2012, one of his “big ideas” was to unleash private medicine on the backlog of Veterans’ medical needs. Now … Continue reading

U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, Critic of McHenry County Board’s Lakewood SportsPlex Stimulus Loan, Retiring

The United States Senator who put the McHenry County Board’s Stimulus loan for the McHenry County SportPlex on the national map in his 2010 Wastebook has announced he is retiring at the end of the year. That’s what the National … Continue reading

Blago Public Health Department Appointee Faces Kickback Indictment on $13 Million for Grants & Contracts

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Springfield: FORMER ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH CHIEF OF STAFF CHARGED WITH BRIBERY AND TAKING KICKBACKS, MAIL FRAUD, OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE  To Date:  13 Defendants Charged in Ongoing State Grant / … Continue reading