Cliff Surges Responses to Karen McConnaughay’s Rebuttal to His Geneva Township Garage Press Release

A press release from Cliff Surges responding to a press release from State Senate opponent Karen McConnaughay responding to a press release citing what was a “cozy relationship” between and supporter of McConnaughay and “McConnaughay Properties.”  The supporter’s side of … Continue reading

Press Conference Called to Reveal Kevin Burns’ Use of his Geneva Mayoral Email Address for Political Purposes

Early this morning, McHenry County Blog did its best to describe contents of over 100 pages of email exchanges involving Kane County Board Chairman Kevin Burns and supporters in his campaign against Chris Lauzen. Now, a Geneva press conference has … Continue reading

Kane County Board Candidate Geneva Mayor Burns Uses City Email for Campaign

Into my inbox yesterday dropped over a hundred pages of email exchanges between Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns and others. A combination of official and campaign emails for Burns show up in the following exchange after the campaign learned that Congressman … Continue reading

39% of Illinois Teachers Pay Nothing for Pensions

“While Democrats say Teachers ‘Have Kept Their Part of the Deal?’“ is the title of an April 5, 2011, article by former Huntley School District 158 Board member Larry Snow.  (The quote was in the Chicago Tribune Marcy 31, 2011.  … Continue reading

Gazebos Sounding Like 1930’s WPA Projects

Tuesday, I posted an article entitled, Clue that State’s Financial Situation May Not Be as Bad as Some Would Lead You to Believe While writing the article, which was based on a Chicago Sun-Times article about Geneva’s getting a gazebo … Continue reading