Reapportionment the Best Reason to Re-Elect Bruce Rauner

Governor Bruce Rauner is ramping up his campaign for re-election. TV ads, fly-arounds, visits with local chambers of commerce, tours of factories, etc. But, why would Republicans want to re-elect him? In McHenry County Rauner showed no concern for the … Continue reading

Twelve Seek Metra Board Appointment

The following seek to succeed former State Senator Jack Schaffer on the Metra Board. It’s a paying position–$15,000 per year–but not exempt from political heat. Dennis Adams, McHenry, former McHenry County College Board member, McHenry alderman and candidate for Mayor, … Continue reading

Appointments Up for County Board Approval Tuesday

Next Tuesday night at 7 PM, the following appointments will be considered by the McHenry County Board. McHENRY COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH Sally A. Biere through 06/30/2015 VALLEY HI OPERATING BOARD Lynn M. Ryan through 06/30/2015 Peter D. Michling through … Continue reading

8th District Watch – Joe Walsh Shakes Up Campaign Staff

The Daily Herald blog by Joe Ryan and John Patterson reports that 8th District Republican congressional candidate Joe Walsh has replaced campaign manager Keith Liscio with McHenry County resident Jim Thacker and Sheila Morgan. Thacker made his reputation managing 16th … Continue reading