Patrick Kenneally Promises to Cut State’s Attorney’s Budget by 10% During First Term

A press release from Republican McHenry County State’s Attorney’s candidate Patrick Kenneally: Commitment to Tax Payers:  Patrick Kenneally to Cut State’s Attorney Budget 10% By the End of First Term Patrick Kenneally has announced that he has begun the process of reviewing … Continue reading

Car Electric Charging Station Fraud

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: TWO EXECUTIVES INDICTED FOR SCHEMING TO DEFRAUD CHICAGO AND OTHER GOVERNMENTS OF GRANT FUNDS INTENDED TO ESTABLISH CHARGING STATIONS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES CHICAGO — Owners of a green tech startup company that … Continue reading

Sheriff’s Department’s Business Manager Uses County-Owned Car to Commute To and From Winnebago County

Having been told that the Business Manager for the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department was provided a taxpayer-owned car to commute to and from her home north of Rockford, I asked some questions. In a reply to a Freedom of Information … Continue reading

No Rule Against Fixing Private Vehicles in McHenry County Sheriff’s Garage

Over the years there have been reports of private cars having their oil changed and being repaired by McHenry County Sheriff’s Department personnel with the use of taxpayer-funded supplies. The name of a member of the County Board even came … Continue reading

Who’s Driving Cars in the McHenry County Sheriff’s Department?

Some readers suggested that a list of McHenry County Sheriff’s Department employees assigned cars might be interesting. OK. You see it below. Tell me what’s significant? I’m assuming that the names listed are employees, except for the one that says, … Continue reading