Animal Farm at the Sheriff’s Department

Former McHenry County Deputy Sheriff Zane Seipler continues to deliver interesting nuggets at his web site called McHenry County Sheriff’s Race 2014. The most recent post has an Animal Farm echo. Although not naming the Corrections Office in question, Seipler … Continue reading

No State Oversight on Electronic Raffle Machines in House Bill 1140

This article started with a press release from the Illinois Church Action Council on Alcohol and Addiction. There are so many bills expanding gambling (despite the loss of the one to give Chicago, Danville, Rockford and the Waukegan area casinos) … Continue reading

Althoff Reports on the Week in Springfield

A press release from State Senator Pam Althoff in which the subhead I like best reads, “Permanent Spending/Temporary Revenues“: Senate Week in Review: March 4-8, 2013 Springfield, Ill. – In his annual budget message delivered March 6, Gov. Pat Quinn … Continue reading

The Thompson Center – Past, Present and, maybe, Future

The building that looks like a glass ski slope or a huge hot dog stand located across from Chicago’s City Hall was named for Governor James R. Thompson. People call it the Thompson Center. Land on which it sits used … Continue reading

Schedule for Electronic Slot Machine Gambling Votes Set in McHenry County

John Hammerand, Chairman of the McHenry County Board’s Liquor and License Committee has informed McHenry County Blog that the question of whether an advisory referendum will be put on the February 2nd primary election ballot will be voted upon November … Continue reading