Tribune Targets Franks

The Chicago Tribune had a big editorial Sunday urging so-called “Independent” Democrats: Don’t cave to Madigan Why Independent House Democrats should put taxpayers first Included in the editorial was the following about State Rep. Jack Franks: Two other Democrats, Jack … Continue reading

Senate Override of Rauner’s Veto Might Put Franks on Spot

Between now and next week State Rep. Jack Franks might be nervous. The Illinois Senate has overridden Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of the bill requested by AFSCME, the union representing most state employees, which would mandate arbitration. Assuming no Republican … Continue reading

Independent Candidate for Sheriff Jim Harrison Claims Republican Primary Candidate Bill Prim Ignored Des Plaines Police Beatings, GOP Candidate Bill Prim Replies

A press release from Independent candidate for McHenry County Sheriff Jim Harrison: Sheriff’s Candidate Bill Prim Tied to Des Plaines Police Beatings! Independent Sheriff’s candidate Jim Harrison is urging voters to examine an Arbitrator’s ruling [SEE ATTACHED] that found that, … Continue reading

Zane Seipler’s Back Pay, etc.

Dated August 11th, with a stamped July 31st signature from Sheriff Keith Nygren, the man who fired him, a settlement agreement has authorized the payment for the time Zane Seipler was off work, plus medical expenses that would have been … Continue reading