Tryon’s Plastic Re-Cycling Bill Bagged by Governor Quinn

The bill that State Rep. Mike Tryon passed to set State standards for re-cycling plastic bags got vetoed by Governor Pat Quinn over the weekend. The report of the veto, a wish-fulfillment of 13-year old Abby Goldberg of Lake Zurich, … Continue reading

Illinois Environmental Council Lobbyist in Crystal Lake Wednesday for Supper

The press release below from the McHenry County Defenders, oops, the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County, reveals that the Illinois Environmental Council’s Executive Director Jennifer Walling will be in Downtown Crystal Lake Wednesday for supper with the Green Drinks Group: … Continue reading

“Chainsaw Jack” Franks Blames Constituents for Introducing his Com Ed Clear Cut Bill

Not only was State Rep. Jack Franks spanked by the Chicago Tribune Sunday, but Chuck Sweeney, the political columnist for the Rockford Register-Star took negative notice of his Com Ed tree removal legislation, House Bill 3884. After hostile reaction from … Continue reading