McSweeney and Franks Make Chicago Tribune with Alternative Bond Reform Bill

David McSweeney knows how to pick ‘em. And Jack Franks has been a master of gaining publicity for virtually his entire 14-year legislative career. McSweeney came up with the idea to reform the alternative revenue bond process and had a … Continue reading

Turnberry Country Club Solicits Members

No initiation fees. That’s what the post card I got today at my non-Turnberry Lakewood home said. Just spend $355 a a month, if you join on your own, or $580 a month for the whole family.  Tennis courts included, … Continue reading

Lakewood Votes to Sell $8.5 Million in Non-Referendum Bonds, Sewer and Water Rates Still To Increase 8%

The average water and sewer bill on the west side of Lakewood is $1,200 a year. By 4-3, the Lakewood Village Board gave first approval to issuance of up to $8.5 million in revenue bonds which the board majority clearly … Continue reading