Attorney General Probing Grafton Township Trustees’ “Back of the Room” Instruction for Photographers and Anyone Videoing or Tape Recording Meetings

After three Grafton Township Trustees passed a motion (Supervisor Linda Moore voting, “No”) to restrict me to the back of the room with my camera, not to mention Moore’s husband David, who unobtrusively videos the meeting from the front row, … Continue reading

Getting Lisa Madigan One Step Closer to the Executive Mansion

So many ideas to share, so little time. When I heard that House Speaker Mike Madigan was proposing doing away with the office of lieutenant governor, my first thought was the he was setting up his daughter Lisa, now Attorney … Continue reading

Zane Seipler Request for Special Prosecutor Postponed Until After the Election

With the recusal of Judge Michael Caldwell from the case resulting from GOP primary candidate Zane Seipler’s requesting a special prosecutor to look into the alleged use of taxpayer money and resources to advance the campaign of McHenry County Sheriff … Continue reading

Primer for Public Officials on Open Meetings & Freedom of Information Acts at MCC Thursday Night

Just in case you are a public official who wants to obey the laws about Freedom of Information and Open Meetings and, maybe, especially, if you are one who doesn’t, a free seminar will be conducted by McHenry County State’s … Continue reading

Guidance Offered on Open Meetings and Freedom of Information Acts

The last time such a briefing was held by the McHenry County State’s Attorney Office, the board most in need of hearing the advice, not to mention following the law, the McHenry County College Board board was meeting at the … Continue reading

Grafton Township Food Pantry Does Not Seem to Be in Compliance with the Illinois Attorney General’s Charitable Trust Registration Requirements

Ever since I wrote the article entitled, Coerced Charity in Grafton Township I’ve been thinking about the Grafton Township Food Pantry. As I pointed out in that article, Crystal Lake’s Food Pantry is privately supported. Private contributions bought and remodeled … Continue reading

Lou Bianchi Cleared by Illinois Attorney General

The weekly Pioneer Press is reporting on its web site today that the Illinois Attorney General’s office, to put it in the words of the headline, “State finds no basisfor Bianchi complaint” McHenry County Republican Central Committee Chairman and County … Continue reading

Lou Bianchi Cleared by Illinois Attorney General

The weekly Pioneer Press is reporting on its web site today that the Illinois Attorney General’s office, to put it in the words of the headline, “State finds no basisfor Bianchi complaint” McHenry County Republican Central Committee Chairman and County … Continue reading