College of Lake County/Harper College Professor Norman Minarik Calls Congressman Randy Hultgren a “Republican Ratfuck”

If you want to see how low some area junior college professors have sunk, one need look no farther than one Norman Minarik. The screen shot of comments on Congressman Randy Hultgren’s Facebook page under the announcement of his upcoming … Continue reading

Spending Your Local Tax Dollars on Lobbying

The Illinois Campaign for Political Reform has released a report on lobbying expenses by units of local government. I’ve extracted those from McHenry County and present them below: Carpentersville School District 3002006-07 $28,347 (Hinshaw & Culbertson)Elgin Community College2006-07 $47,500 (Advanced … Continue reading

Harper College Tax Hike Committee Draws More Contributions

When we last looked at the tax hike committee known as Citizens for Harper, it had just snagged $100,000. Now there’s some new money reported, which you can see below: $12,500 – Gilbane, Chicago$10,000 – Robbins Schwartz Nicholas Lifton & … Continue reading

Harper College Tax Hike Committee Draws More Contributions

When we last looked at the tax hike committee known as Citizens for Harper, it had just snagged $100,000. Now there’s some new money reported, which you can see below: $12,500 – Gilbane, Chicago$10,000 – Robbins Schwartz Nicholas Lifton & … Continue reading

Harper Tax Hike Committee Flush with $100,000 Loan

The pop-up PAC called Citizen for Harper got a $100,000 loan from Rita Canning of Inverness on September 25th. Contrast that with the relatively paltry $3,200 raised from other donors. The other tax hike committee contributors follow: $2,000 – Elk … Continue reading

Harper Tax Hike Committee Flush with $100,000 Loan

The pop-up PAC called Citizen for Harper got a $100,000 loan from Rita Canning of Inverness on September 25th. Contrast that with the relatively paltry $3,200 raised from other donors. The other tax hike committee contributors follow: $2,000 – Elk … Continue reading