Trump Takes Cary-Grove High School Mock Election

Not only has Donald Trump and the rest of the Republicans down to State Representative achieved victory in the McHenry High School District Mock Election, but they have also done so at Cary-Grove High School. Results can be seen below: … Continue reading

McHenry County Pro-Life Victory Endorsements

The following endorsement mailing came from the Pro-Life Victory Committee, the political arm of Right to Life, McHenry County. Those endorsed in McHenry County follow: Donald Trump – President Peter Roskam – 6th District Congress Randy Hultgren – 14th District … Continue reading

Republicans Raise Money, Heard Candidates, Soldier

The McHenry County Republican Party held its annual fundraiser at a hanger on the north side of the Lake in the Hills Airport. It’s a low expense affair with, presumably, the hanger donated and eats and drinks provided by Crystal … Continue reading

McSweeney Local Government Travel Expense Bill Signed

A press release from State Rep. David McSweeney: Governor Signs McSweeney-Cullerton Bill Designed to Curb Local Government Spending  Cary, IL…Governor Bruce Rauner has signed legislation State Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) sponsored to create more accountability for how local tax … Continue reading

McSweeney College Credit Bills Passes Senate

A press release from State Rep. David McSweeney: General Assembly Approves McSweeney-Connelly Dual-Credit Community College Initiative Springfield, IL…The Illinois Senate today approved a proposal to create the Accelerate College pilot program, an initiative Rep. David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) sponsored to … 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

American Conservative Union Praises Area Legislators

The American Conservative Union has rated Illinois legislators for their votes in 2015. Local legislators Dan Duffy and David McSweeney make the top bracket of the list. Karen McConnaughay and Barbara Wheeler gained recognition in the second tier. Democrat Jack … Continue reading

McSweeney Calls for Investigation of McHenry County Clerk’s Office

Here is a letter that State Rep. David McSweeney has sent to the Chairman of the Illinois State Board of Elections about Mary McClellan’s conduct of the Primary Elections: Charles Scholz Chairman of the Illinois State Board of Elections Charles: … Continue reading

Demetri Makes Fourth Mailing

In the fourth mailing on behalf of his candidacy for Circuit Court Judge, Demetri Tsilimigras unrolls a list of endorsements. On the address side, he promises to “adhere to the highest ethical standards and enforce the law equally–without prejudice, bias … Continue reading

McSweeney Gets Three More Co-Sponsors on Resolution Against Taxing Retirement Income

State Rep. David McSweeney now has 64 sponsors on his House Resolution 890. That’s the one that calls for “no taxes on retirement income.” The three new co-sponsors are André Thapedi Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr. La Shawn K. Ford McHenry … Continue reading

Wheeler (Not Ours) Makes 60 on David McSweeney’s Anti-Retirement Tax Resolution

State Rep. David McSweeney has been seeking co-sponsors for his House Resolution 890, which “States the belief that the Illinois Income Tax Act should not be amended to permit taxing retirement income.” Number sixty on the list of supporters is … Continue reading