About Those State Policemen Pat Quinn Wants to Fire

No loss of any consequence to McHenry County to Governor Pat Quinn’s announcement that 400 State Policemen would be laid off. We didn’t have any in the 1990’s until I asked Governor George Ryan’s Director of the Department of Law … Continue reading

$30 to CTA/RTA for Every Man, Woman and Child

So, what’s the potential downside for voting for the Mike Madigan-Tom Cross CTA-RTA bailout deal? $385,000,000 coming right off the top of the Illinois General Revenue Fund. No replacement money identified. More pressure to pass an income tax hike or … Continue reading

$30 to CTA/RTA for Every Man, Woman and Child

So, what’s the potential downside for voting for the Mike Madigan-Tom Cross CTA-RTA bailout deal? $385,000,000 coming right off the top of the Illinois General Revenue Fund. No replacement money identified. More pressure to pass an income tax hike or … Continue reading