Spending Your Local Tax Dollars on Lobbying

The Illinois Campaign for Political Reform has released a report on lobbying expenses by units of local government. I’ve extracted those from McHenry County and present them below: Carpentersville School District 3002006-07 $28,347 (Hinshaw & Culbertson)Elgin Community College2006-07 $47,500 (Advanced … Continue reading

Harper College Tax Hike Committee Draws More Contributions

When we last looked at the tax hike committee known as Citizens for Harper, it had just snagged $100,000. Now there’s some new money reported, which you can see below: $12,500 – Gilbane, Chicago$10,000 – Robbins Schwartz Nicholas Lifton & … Continue reading

Harper College Tax Hike Committee Draws More Contributions

When we last looked at the tax hike committee known as Citizens for Harper, it had just snagged $100,000. Now there’s some new money reported, which you can see below: $12,500 – Gilbane, Chicago$10,000 – Robbins Schwartz Nicholas Lifton & … Continue reading