Pensions And Health Beneifts Show Up in DuPage County Board Races

In a post, the candidate reveals, “There are now EIGHT Republican candidates in THREE separate districts throughout DuPage County that publicaly support this initiative led by Rafael Rivadeneira for DuPage County Board. “The YouTube pitch from DuPage count Board candidate … 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

The County Officials’ Sweetheart Pension Plan McHenry County Passed Up, Including GA Roll Calls

Yesterday I wrote about how Winnebago County’s board had decided they, as part-time employees didn’t deserve to have pensions. Today, the Sunday Chicago Tribune has a front page article by Christy Gutowski, Joe Mahr and Joseph Ryan entitled, Quite a … Continue reading

Another County Board Ethics Idea

The McHenry County Board has the opportunity to plow new ground by enacting the Alliance for Land, Agriculture and Water’s conflict of interest revelation ordinance for elected officials, employees, appointees and consultants. Someone in Kane County has come up with … Continue reading

DuPage County Board Bans Slot Machines; Will McHenry County Board Follow Suit?

The Chicago Tribune is reporting that the DuPage County Board has voted without dissent to ban video poker (read “slot machines”) in unincorporated liquor license holders’ establishments. The annual estimated loss of income is $300,000. DuPage County Board Chairman Bob … Continue reading

DuPage County Tax Hiker Bob Schillerstrom Chides Illinois Republican Party Chairman Andy McKenna for Chiding Him about Being a Tax Hiker

The DuPage County Board Chairman sent me and my wife a letter complaining that Illinois Republican party Chairman Andy McKenna had broken Ronald Reagan’s 11th commandment: “Thou shall not speak ill about another Republican.” As McHenry County Blog explained in … Continue reading

DuPage County Tax Hiker Bob Schillerstrom Chides Illinois Republican Party Chairman Andy McKenna for Chiding Him about Being a Tax Hiker

The DuPage County Board Chairman sent me and my wife a letter complaining that Illinois Republican party Chairman Andy McKenna had broken Ronald Reagan’s 11th commandment: “Thou shall not speak ill about another Republican.” As McHenry County Blog explained in … Continue reading