County Board Candidates: Ending Homelessness Not County Responsibility

Each night McHenry County Board members were asked about the County Board’s role in ending homelessness. That took up one of the 6-7 questions asked candidates last Tuesday and Thursday. Thursday I was quite disappointed that a question was not … Continue reading

Some Federal Tax Money Returns – $1.6 Million for February Blizzard

It will probably come as no surprise to most that McHenry County taxpayers have more money extracted from their checking accounts than is returned. But here comes news from county government that we got some back.  When one adds up … Continue reading

County McHenry County Officials Talk about Energy Efficiencies

McHenry County Board Chairman Ken Koehler and John Hadley, Director of Facilities, are featured on a YouTube presentation about the use of Federal dollars to improve energy efficiency. Hadley talks about the retrofitting of windows, which don’t have a big … Continue reading

A Million Dollars to Illinois Schools and McHenry County Doesn’t Get a Dime

It’s costly for McHenry County to have liberal Democrats, Melissa Bean in the U.S. House and Jack Franks in Springfield, especially when rules get written that penalize the schools in our districts from receiving grants. Liberal Dems discriminated against McHenry … Continue reading