Chicago State Rep. LaShawn Ford Indicted for Bank Fraud in Alleged Rehab Scheme & to Pay for His 2006 Campaign

Before reading this press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office on a second inner city Democratic Party State Rep. under Federal indictment, reflect upon the 2006 date for which he is charged with using ill-gotten money to pay for campaign … Continue reading

Courts Force Disclosure of Tax Dollars Spent to Pass Northfield Township High School Referendum–$60,000 in 2006, Passed by 241 Votes

Here is a press release explaining the successful conclusion–from a taxpayer’s point of view–of a suit to stop taxeating local governments from promoting their tax increase referendums.  Although it did not originate in McHenry County, it will affect school districts, … Continue reading

McHenry County Republican Party Shows $7,200 in Bank

McHenry County Republicans ended up with about $2,000 more at the end of March than they had at the beginning of the year, ending March with $7,188.71. The annual Lincoln Day Dinner was the major fund raiser and also amount … Continue reading

Pam Althoff’s Campaign Finances

$23,094.14 taken in, $47,435.87 in checks written out. That’s the summary of State Senator Pam Althoff’s campaign disclosure form. The details are below. First money coming in. From entities which are not Political Action Committee, Althoff got $16,910 that was … Continue reading

How State Rep. Candidate Dave McSweeney Spent His Money

Yesterday, McHenry County Blog covered receipts for Dave McSweeney, candidate for State Rep.  McSweeney is running against incumbent St. Rep. Kent Gaffney, who has $36,000 in the bank and Danielle Rowe. Today, we’ll look at expenses, $129,061, which includes some … Continue reading