Reader Asks if MCCD Has Borrowed More Than Law Allows

Susan provides the following information about what the McHenry County Conservation District has borrowed: (MCCD) Legal Debt Margin Calculation as of March 31, 2014 Assessed valuation as of December 31, 2013: $7,189,697,681 Debt Limitation (1.725% of assessed valuation): $124,022,285 Less … Continue reading

Bi-Partisan Coalition Led by Joe Walsh “Saves Christmas” or at Least “Merry Christmas”

That’s how the Daily Caller puts it: “It’s official: Congressmen Joe Walsh, an Illinois Republican, and Mike Ross, an Arkansas Democrat, have saved Christmas.” Put in place in 1974, the House Rules prohibit the use of “Merry Christmas” or “Happy … Continue reading Paints Noon Tuesday Target on GOP Congressional Offices

Here’s the message that was sent out by asking people to show up Congressman Peter Roskam’s Bloomingdale office at noon on Tuesday. One would assume that similar messages were sent concerning demonstrations at all the other Republican congressmen’s offices. … Continue reading