Batman Needed to Fight Prison Guard Workers Comp Abuse

“Holy guano, Batman!” Of the 760 employees at Menard Correctional Center in the Metro East part of Illinois, 389 have filed claims. “That’s a big pile of guano, Robin!” Belleville News-Democrat reporters George Pawlaczky and Beth Hundsdorfer have discovered “hundreds … Continue reading

U.S. Attorney Takes on Workers Comp Fraud, Post Office Workers Targeted

The U.S. Attorney’s Office has entered an arena where I have not seen it before: worker’s comp. Here is the press release: CHIROPRACTOR AND PHYSICIAN AMONG THREE DEFENDANTS INDICTED IN ALLEGED $1 MILLION HEALTH CARE FRAUD SCHEME CHICAGO — A … Continue reading

More on Kirk Dillard’s Foray into Crystal Lake

Yesterday in an article entitled Kirk Dillard Woos McHenry County Women McHenry County Blog started a three-part series on what happened when the GOP candidate came to Crystal Lake. Besides covering pensions and a new tax credit for contributions to … Continue reading

McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi Opposes Murderer’s Release

The following press release has arrived from McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi: McHenry County State’s Attorney, Louis Bianchi’s Office will protest the release of Inmate Mark Smith at his June 18, 2008 parole hearing in Chicago. Mark Smith pleaded … Continue reading

McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi Opposes Murderer’s Release

The following press release has arrived from McHenry County State’s Attorney Lou Bianchi: McHenry County State’s Attorney, Louis Bianchi’s Office will protest the release of Inmate Mark Smith at his June 18, 2008 parole hearing in Chicago. Mark Smith pleaded … Continue reading

Huntley School District Fined by IRS, Teachers Retirement Fund, Owes for Workers Comp, But Gets More State Aid; Net Loss About $13,000

In her Monthly Fiscal Report, Comptroller Stacie Talbert reported that Huntley School District 158 paid two tax penalties for March 31 and June 30, 2007 in the amounts of $824 and $4,018, respectively. This was done, “in order to avoid … Continue reading