Operating Engineers PAC Dumps $200,000 in John Bartman’s Campaign

When the House Republican Organization gave $100,000 to Steve Reick, I wondered if that was a sign of weakness. After all, Democrat John Bartman had just over $30,000 in the bank at the end of September, while Reick had spent … Continue reading

Operating Engineers-Related PAC Gives Franks $25,000, More from Others

Jack Franks’ campaign for McHenry County Board Chairman just got a check for $25,000 from the Chicago Land Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC (see connection to Operating Engineers Local 150 here). (Certainly is it just a coincidence that the McHenry County … Continue reading

Althoff Makes Top Donations List

The Illinois Sunshine Project keeps track of big political contributions. In its top donations in the last week feature, the┬áChicago Land Operaters Jt Labor Management PAC is cited for kicking in $52,900 to State Senator Pam Althoff’s campaign fund. The … Continue reading

Althoff Gets $52,900 from Operating Engineers-Linked PAC

You may remember the $40,000 contribution from State Senator Pam Althoff to State Rep. candidate Carolyn Schofield about two weeks before the election. Less than a week after the election, a Political Action Committee headed by┬áJames M. Sweeney, the President-Business … Continue reading