“No Health or Safety Impact to Workers or Public” from Byron Nuclear Power Plant Shut-down

A press release from Exelon, the operator of the Byron Nuclear Power Plants that are not operating properly: Byron Station Declares Unusual Event Operators at Byron Generating Station declared an Unusual Event at 10:18 a.m. CT, due to the loss … Continue reading

Mike Tryon Gets Big Springfield Win on Gitmo Prisoner Issue

It was “just” a surplus property issue. Should it take approval of the Illinois General Assembly to dispose of surplus property worth more than $1 million? But House Bill 4744 was aimed by Crystal Lake State Representative Mike Tryon directly … Continue reading

Thoughts about the Potential Thomson Prison/Yemen Connection

In his December 15th statement about imprisoning terrorists in Northwestern Illinois’ Thomson Correctional Center, 16th District Congressman Don Manzullo warned that “the vitriol now pointed toward Gitmo will transfer to the village of Thomson and this facility, creating a new … Continue reading