The County Officials’ Sweetheart Pension Plan McHenry County Passed Up, Including GA Roll Calls

Yesterday I wrote about how Winnebago County’s board had decided they, as part-time employees didn’t deserve to have pensions. Today, the Sunday Chicago Tribune has a front page article by Christy Gutowski, Joe Mahr and Joseph Ryan entitled, Quite a … Continue reading

Winnebago County Board Drops Pension for Board Members, Invites Other Part-Time Elected Officials to Follow Example

Hard to remember the last time I bought a newspaper on a newsstand. I think it was while we were in West Virginia. Monday, when I was in Belvidere, I saw the Rockford Register-Star story above about the the Winnebago … Continue reading

Winnebago County Moves Forward on Personal Protection Gun Proposal

Channel 39, Fox TV in Rockford, has this story about a public hearing on Winnebago County Board member Randy Olson’s proposal to have the county sheriff deputize citizens so they can use handguns to protect themselves. 175 people packed the … Continue reading

Winnebago County Moves Forward on Personal Protection Gun Proposal

Channel 39, Fox TV in Rockford, has this story about a public hearing on Winnebago County Board member Randy Olson’s proposal to have the county sheriff deputize citizens so they can use handguns to protect themselves. 175 people packed the … Continue reading