Why the U.S. Attorney Wants to Keep George Ryan in Jail

This is a long one and for that I apologize. But I want to have the basics of the U.S. Attorney’s case against former Governor George Ryan on McHenry County Blog and this seemed a good way to put it … Continue reading

So, Did Your School or Local Government Buy from Lawson or Drummond American and Did Its Employees Get Checks from Former Woodstock Firm Koegh?

Mentiioned specifically in the press release from the United States Attorney about corrupt sales practices to area governments are U46 School District out of Elgin, the City of Elgin and the Village of Rosemont. There is a Woodstock connection in … Continue reading

So, Did Your School or Local Government Buy from Lawson or Drummond American and Did Its Employees Get Checks from Former Woodstock Firm Koegh?

Mentiioned specifically in the press release from the United States Attorney about corrupt sales practices to area governments are U46 School District out of Elgin, the City of Elgin and the Village of Rosemont. There is a Woodstock connection in … Continue reading

George Ryan’s Corrections Director Don Synder Indicted for Taking $50,000 Kickbacks

First a disclaimer: I worked closely with Don Synder, a former county sheriff, when he was Director of the Department of Corrections under former Governor George Ryan. He was the most responsive Director that I worked with on the Prison … Continue reading

George Ryan’s Corrections Director Don Synder Indicted for Taking $50,000 Kickbacks

First a disclaimer: I worked closely with Don Synder, a former county sheriff, when he was Director of the Department of Corrections under former Governor George Ryan. He was the most responsive Director that I worked with on the Prison … Continue reading