More Evidence That Real Reason for Home Rule Is More Tax Revenue

Home Rule is mainly about getting more money into municipal coffers. Another example of this is found in a Rockford Register-Star column by writer Chuck Sweeney: “There’s a related hope that the state’s lawmakers will allow Rockford, a nonhome-rule city, … Continue reading

Massive Tax Cut on the Ballot in Massachusetts; Illinois Dems Won’t Allow Such Votes

Cutting the sales tax from 6.25% to 3% is actually on the ballot as a binding referendum in Massachusetts. Such political reforms by the will of the people is something that Illinois Democrats have long vehemently opposed. Whenever you hear … Continue reading

Winning a Seat on the Crystal Lake City Councilman

Sometimes people ask for advice on how to win an election. If I were running for office in Crystal Lake, I would go door-to-door seeking petition signatures on a binding referendum to abolish home rule. It would be a lot … Continue reading