Quinn Signs Enhanced Order of Protection Bill Sponsored by Wheeler & Althoff

A press release from Governor Pat Quinn: Governor Quinn Signs Law to Protect Survivors of Domestic Violence “Diane’s Law” Expands Monitoring of Domestic Abusers Released on Bail CHICAGO – Governor Quinn today signed legislation to protect survivors of domestic violence. … Continue reading

Republicans Dominate CL Indpendence Day Parade – Part 2

When we left Crystal Lake’s 4th of July Parade, the Crystal Lake Public Library entry had just passed. Next up was Congressman Peter Roskam. His wife Elizabeth was holding up one of his yard signs. Bruce Rauner’s and Randy Hultgren’s … 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

Harvard’s Milk Day Day Parade with Emphasis on Politics – Part 1

I attended my first Milk Day Parade since I served the area in the 1970’s in the Illinois General Assembly Before the parade, I noticed petitions being passed for the Independent candidacy of Jim Harrison for Sheriff. Libertarian candidate for … Continue reading