County Considering Cutting Number of Board Members by One-Third, Running in Single-Member Districts

8:30 Tuesday morning, the McHenry County Board’s Legislative Committee will consider a resolution for an advisory referendum to cut the size of the Board by one-third. There are now twenty-four members elected from six districts. The advisory referendum intends the … Continue reading

Woodstock Rejects Prevailing Wage Ordinance, Approves It the Next Meeting

One observer of the McHenry County Board meeting when a proposed Prevailing Wage Ordinance was rejected 13-10 thought some in the majority might have been encouraged by a previous rejection by the Woodstock City Council. I thought the Woodstock June … Continue reading

Steve Reick Holds Fundraiser at Plum Garden

A fundraiser was held forĀ Republican candidate for State Representative Steve Reick‘s Thursday night. The site was Plum Garden, the restaurant owned by Perry Moy, a prior opponent of Democrat Jack Franks. Photos that have been sent me indicate that the … Continue reading

“Headline Bill” King Jack Franks Raises Shield against GOP Opponent Steve Reick’s Attack against Franks’ Breaking of 1998 Term Limits’ Pledge

You can tell when an issue is bothering a politician. When abortion supporters wanted “cover,” they sponsored a bill that would allow new mothers to drop their babies off at police departments. Nice warm and fuzzy bill that had minimal, … Continue reading