Still More Deceit From Lying Jack Franks

Look what a Friend of McHenry County Blog shared with me recently: Lying Jack Franks continues to make the pitch that he will “reduce property taxes in McHenry County 10%.” The message is a bit milder than previously. Now it is … Continue reading

Kane County State’s Attorney Says a Legislator Could Serve as County Board Chairman

With State Rep. Jack Franks putting out feelers to discover traditionally Republican support for a run for McHenry County Board Chairman, I thought the following opinion from the Kane County State’s Attorney might be of interest: … Continue reading

Chris Lauzen Has 700 at Fund Raiser

Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen continues to be able to pack ’em in to his annual fund raiser. 700 was the approximate count of those who enjoyed the bar-b-cued pork chop and chicken dinner, complete with corn on the … Continue reading

Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen Says He Wants Referendum Approval Before Signing on to Algonquin Toll Bridge

Elgin’s Daily Courier-News reports that newly-installed Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen is insisting on local voters approving a referendum in 2014 before giving his support to build a toll bridge south of Algonquin. Pretty much every municipal board, plus … Continue reading

Chris Lauzen Goes for Bi-Partisan Kane County Board Executive Committee

Newly-installed(after being elected at-large) Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen has included Latino Democrats as committee chairmen. All committee chairmen serve on what Kane County calls an “Executive Committee.” The following article, written by a Kane County Friend of McHenry … Continue reading

Full House for Chris Lauzen’s Fund Raiser

No way to sneak past Sarah and Chris Lauzen at Chris’ fund raiser in Aurora Saturday. All the guests were funneled through one door. Outside was Sarah greeting everyone. Just inside was Chris greeting them again and posing for a … Continue reading

DuPage County Board Chairman Endorses Chris Lauzen for Kane County Post

A press release from Chris Lauzen, Republican candidate for Kane County Board Chairman: DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin Endorses Chris Lauzen for Kane County Board Chairman Aurora, IL (March 2, 2012): State Senator Chris Lauzen announced today the endorsement … Continue reading

Press Conference Called to Reveal Kevin Burns’ Use of his Geneva Mayoral Email Address for Political Purposes

Early this morning, McHenry County Blog did its best to describe contents of over 100 pages of email exchanges involving Kane County Board Chairman Kevin Burns and supporters in his campaign against Chris Lauzen. Now, a Geneva press conference has … Continue reading

Kane County Board Candidate Geneva Mayor Burns Uses City Email for Campaign

Into my inbox yesterday dropped over a hundred pages of email exchanges between Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns and others. A combination of official and campaign emails for Burns show up in the following exchange after the campaign learned that Congressman … Continue reading