Chicago Aldermen Have Taken Care of Themselves

When I was a freshman State Representative in 1973, State Reps. were paid $17,500. Chicago Aldermen were paid $10,000. Now legislators are paid are paid $67,836, higher if they are a committee chairman or spokesman (which most are). The lowest-paid Chicago … Continue reading

More Contestants for the Crook County Fair Blue Ribbon

A press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office: GRAND JURY INDICTS FORMER COOK COUNTY COMMISSIONER, FORMER CHICAGO ALDERMAN, AND SIX OTHERS IN ALLEGED CORRUPTION SCHEMES CHICAGO — Two former local public officials and five businessmen who were arrested last month … Continue reading

Peter Breen Introducing Resolution in Support of “Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day”

With some Chicago Alderman Proco “Joe” Moreno asserting his apparent right to veto zoning changes in his ward (is that an invitation to corruption or what?), Lombard Village Trustee Peter Breen is introducing a Chick-Fil-A appreciation resolution. His press release … Continue reading