Did Jack Schaffer’s Email to Alex Clifford Breach Attorney-Client Privilege or a Fiduciary Duty? “No”

The following relates to Cook County Commissioner Liz Gorman’s charge that Metra Board member Jack Schaffer violated his fiduciary duty to Metra by sending him an email concerning the charges being made against him by Gorman appointee Brad O’Halloran, among … Continue reading

Tryon Presses Call for Metra Mass Transit Committee Hearing

A press release from State Rep. Mike Tryon: House Hearing Needed to Investigate Metra Allegations Chicago, IL…House Republican Leader Tom Cross (R-Oswego), State Representative Mike Tryon (R-Crystal Lake) and State Representative Darlene Senger (R-Naperville) today are demanding an Illinois House … Continue reading

McSweeney, Wheeler Call for Metra Chairman’s Resignation

Press releasees from both State Rep. David McSweeney and State Rep. Barbara Wheeler call for Metra Chairman Brad O’Halloran’s resignation. First, McSweeney’s release: Rep. McSweeney Joins Call for Metra Chairman’s Resignation CARY – State Representative David McSweeney (R-Barrington Hills) joined … Continue reading

Metra’s Jack Schaffer Calls Proposed Personnel Policy Way to Increase “Patronage”

Back when Jack Schaffer was State Senator and I was State Rep., we once had a conversation about patronage. Both of us agreed that we were pleased to let McHenry County Republican County Chairman Al Jourdan handle that aspect of … Continue reading