Jack Franks Still Running for State Rep. – Part 23

Looks as if CBS-TV got it wrong. No, it was the Associated Press, which wrote the story. State Rep. Jack Franks did not resign from the Illinois House of Representatives. He hasn’t even withdrawn his candidacy for his tenth re-election … Continue reading

“Headline Bill” King Jack Franks Raises Shield against GOP Opponent Steve Reick’s Attack against Franks’ Breaking of 1998 Term Limits’ Pledge

You can tell when an issue is bothering a politician. When abortion supporters wanted “cover,” they sponsored a bill that would allow new mothers to drop their babies off at police departments. Nice warm and fuzzy bill that had minimal, … Continue reading

AP Finally Figures Out Quinn’s School Consolidation Plan Will Raise Local Taxes Because of Increased Grade School Teachers’ Salaries

The end of February, McHenry County Blog did the math on Governor Pat Quinn’s school consolidation proposal. The Governor’s pitch was that it would save $100 million in school administrators’ salaries. Let’s assume he is correct in laying out the … Continue reading