State Rep. Steve Reick Resigns from Jack Franks’ Appointments

McHenry County Board Chairman appointed State Rep. Steve Reick to two County Board liaison spots at the last meeting: EMA Coordinating Council Local Emergency Planning The rumor mill has it that a number of Republicans were not too happy with … Continue reading

Franks County Board Liaison Picks Include Non-County Board Members

Former County Board member Ersel Schuster shares her opinion on the consistency show by County Board members in following its rules. County Board Picks & Chooses Rules They’ll Apply For those of you who took the time to attended or … Continue reading

Steve Reick Raises $1,108,661, Spends $1,108,661 in Winning State Rep. Race Over John Bartman

In the State Representative contest to replace retiring Jack Franks, winner Steve Reick spent $573,065. That’s not counting independent expenditures on his behalf. He raised $564,843. That’s from October through December. Add in the quarter before and one finds the … Continue reading

Susan Handelsman Urges Opposition to Legislative Extension of Woodstock Downtown TIF District

Woodstock’s Susan Handelsman, now a candidate for the District 200 School Board, urges readers to contact to their llinois legislators and Governor Bruce Rauner in opposition to the General Assembly’s extension of the alreay 23-year Tax Increment Financing District is … Continue reading

Republicans Partying at Marzonos on Route 31 South of Gary Lang Auto Group

That’s where local Republican candidates will be gathering with the exception of Steve Reick. His party will be at the Pour House in Downtown Woodstock on the street where the movie theater is located. Allen Skillicorn will hold his party … Continue reading

“Independent Real Estate PAC” Endorse Lying Jack Franks and Steve Reick

A Political Action Committee calling itself the “Independent Real Estate PAC” is making robo-calls. It is not a committee registered with the Illinois State Board of Elections, so who knows whose behind it. In any event, the phone call announces … Continue reading