More Contributions for Bartman from Farm Bureau, Union & Mike Madigan’s Democratic Party

Right before the $200,000 came from Chicago Land Operators Joint Labor-Management PAC, a Political Action Committee related to Operating Engineers Union Local 150, came two contributions from the Illinois Farm Bureau PAC called “Illinois Farm Bureau ACTIVATOR Fund.” They totaled … Continue reading

Jack Franks – Labor Unions’ Million Dollar Man – Part 29

McHenry County Blog continues to list the labor union contributions to Lying Jack Franks, who wants to do to McHenry County government what he did to Illinois state government. Thanks again, to commenter Mark, for assembling the data. Today we … Continue reading

Jack Franks – Labor Unions’ Million Dollar Man – Part 22

Today, Mark’s research brings us to the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, a most faithful contributor to Jack Franks’ campaign fund. For some reason I can’t get the last six to copy in the same format. They are IBEW PAC … Continue reading

Two More Unions Kick Money In for John Bartman’s State Rep. Campaign

Two more labor unions have contributed $1,000 or more to the campaign of John Bartman, the Democrat who would replace Jack Franks in Springfield. They are $1,500 – IBEW Illinois PAC, Washington [International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers] $1,000 – SUAAction, Springfield … Continue reading

Special Interests for Jack Franks Mainly Unions, but “Sheriff of McHenry County” on List

The invitation is out for State Rep. Jack Franks October fund raiser. That’s the one where he solicited all over McHenry County and beyond building a political base for his anticipated run for the United States Congress in 2012. As … Continue reading

TEA Party Moving Down to Cary

When my son and I got to Cary we discovered people who had been at the Crystal Lake demonstration, 550 strong according to Libertarian Party Chair Dave Brady of Wonder Lake. This was the third McHenry County TEA Party I … Continue reading