More Rauner Appointments

A press release from Govenror Bruce Rauner: Governor Announces Appointments Governor Bruce Rauner announced today he has selected a new Assistant Secretary for the Illinois Department of Transportation and filled openings on the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission. Name: Rich Brauer … Continue reading

Delegating Authority to Settle Claims Up to $25,000 to County Staff

Here’s most of an interesting resolution that will be considered by the Management Services Committee Monday: WHEREAS, a delegation of authority would guide the County’s staff in their efforts to resolve claims on the County’s behalf fairly and efficiently; and … Continue reading

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