Indictment of Former Elgin Democratic Party State Rep. on Child Porn Counts

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: FORMER ILLINOIS STATE REP. KEITH FARNHAM INDICTED FOR ALLEGEDLY POSSESSING, RECEIVING, AND TRANSPORTING CHILD PORNOGRPHY CHICAGO ― A federal grand jury returned a four-count indictment charging former Illinois State Rep. KEITH FARNHAM … Continue reading

Legislators Dissing Voters

It has happened time and time again. Uppity voters prevent elected officials from doing something they dearly desire. Or uppity voters punish elected officials and those officials don’t like it. What do the elected officials do? They ask their state … Continue reading

Minority-Dominated, Failing Elgin School District U-46 Could Gain $10 Million a Year from SB 2283 , Will Mike Madigan Call It?

Elgin has the second largest Illinois school district. In the 1970’s I used to represent it. Today it has the distinction of having all five of its high schools in failure mode. And because of an overlapping tax district problem … Continue reading

Eric Willard, an Entrepreneurial District 300 Employee

Maybe I should have entitled this “Another Entrepreneurial Employee” since I wrote a little while ago about Carpentersville District 300 energy czar David Ulm’s efforts to explore using windmills to offset electric costs. After the District 300 legislative meeting during … Continue reading