Franks: Reick Campaign “Scurrilous”

“Scurrilous” is defined as “making or spreading scandalous claims about someone with the intention of damaging their reputation.” That’s how Jack Franks described Republican Steve Reick’s campaign against him to the Woodstock Independent, which was published on November 19th. Did … Continue reading

“How’s That Jack Franks?”

Presumed allies of State Rep. Jack Franks have made a couple of complaints about several of opponent Steve Reick’s campaign pieces not bearing the name of his political committee’s name. That has wasted Reick’s time by making him go to … Continue reading

Hammerand Holds Fundraiser

On my way to McHenry County Board member John Hammerand’s fundraiser, I saw another Liberty Outdoor billboard advising voters who vote for Democrat Jack Franks that they are voting for House Speaker Mike Madigan to continue his reign over the … Continue reading

Steve Reick Holds Fundraiser at Plum Garden

A fundraiser was held for 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

Did Jack Schaffer’s Email to Alex Clifford Breach Attorney-Client Privilege or a Fiduciary Duty? “No”

The following relates to Cook County Commissioner Liz Gorman’s charge that Metra Board member Jack Schaffer violated his fiduciary duty to Metra by sending him an email concerning the charges being made against him by Gorman appointee Brad O’Halloran, among … Continue reading

Bill Brady Visits Crystal Lake

A crowd gathered Tuesday night at the Cottage in Downtown Crystal Lake to meet Republican gubernatorial candidate State Senator Bill Brady. Brady met with McHenry County folks (plus Village Trustee Allen Skillicorn from East Dundee) at the Cottage in Downtown … Continue reading

Former Congressman Don Manzullo Honored by McHenry County Republicans

Former Congressman Donald A. Manzullo was honored for his twenty years of service to McHenry County at a reception at Crystal Lake’s d’Andrea’s Monday night. Sixty-some people, including the two Congressman who replaced him, gathered to offer laudatory comments. A … Continue reading