4,150 (Almost 12%) Algonquin Township Property Owners Have Real Estate Tax Bills Over $10,000

Previously, McHenry County Blog reported that over 15,000 property tax bills in McHenry County exceeded $10,000. Wby is that of interest? Because U.S. House Republicans, with Algonquin Township’s Congressman Peter Roskam on the tax writing committee,have proposed allowing deductions for real … Continue reading

Add Tithers and Those Who Contribute a Lot to Charity to the “Big Loser” List That Started with High Real Estate Taxpayers

Our CPA tells us that the big losers in the Republican tax plan will be those who make significant charitable contributions. That sounds like the type of people who supported Donald Trump’s election. Add in those who have high property … Continue reading

Roskum Supports Budget, Shows Knowledge of Constituent Concern about GOP Proposal to End Income Tax Property Tax Deduction

A press release from Congressman Peter Roskam: Representative Roskam votes in favor of Senate GOP Budget Resolution Says budget resolution is a “…prelude to tax reform”  DuPage County, IL — Today, Representative Peter Roskam (IL-06) voted in favor of the … Continue reading

Roskam Pushing for Some Continued Property Tax Relief

Bloomberg News reports that tax writing committee member Peter Roskam is seeking, as the headline reads, Key GOP Tax Writer Wants Compromise on State and Local Tax Break The article reports that his district contains”…above-average users of the deduction…” … Continue reading

Carole Cheney, the Second Democrat Who Wants to Face Off Against Peter Roskam

Yesterday, Sean Casten, what the first 6th Congressional District primary candidate to address McHenry County Democrats at McHenry County College said was presented. Today, we look at what Carole Cheney has to say. She is the former District Chief of … Continue reading

Sean Casten, Carole Cheney, Democratic Party Aspirants to Oppose Republican Peter Roskam in McHenry County

The McHenry County Democratic Central Committee heard eight candidates Wednesday night. Two seek to unseat incumbent Congressman Peter Roskam in the 6th Congressional District: Sean Casten Carole Cheney There are more Democrats running in this suburban congressional district where Hillary … Continue reading

Governor Rauner Views Sandbagging and Beginning of Flooding

Starting behind the Algonquin Public Works Building, Governor Bruce Rauner thanked volunteers filling sandbags, announced that Cook County was being added to the list of counties declared disaster areas and, then, moved to the street next to the Fox River. … Continue reading

The Roskam District Which Clinton Carried

In the fall election Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton carried Republican Congressman Peter Roskam’s district. This is highlighted in the Cook Report’s “Partisan Voting Districts of the 115th Congress.” The analysis shows “only 35 of 435 districts ‘crossed over’ to … Continue reading

Roskam, McConchie, McSweeney Headline Algonquin Republican Luncheon

6th District Congressman Peter Roskam was the highest Republican Party official to speak to the Algonquin Township Republican Party luncheon at D’Andrea’s Saturday. He did what I enjoy most from a congressman. He provided insight into what he does while … Continue reading

Trump Takes Cary-Grove High School Mock Election

Not only has Donald Trump and the rest of the Republicans down to State Representative achieved victory in the McHenry High School District Mock Election, but they have also done so at Cary-Grove High School. Results can be seen below: … Continue reading