Tribune: Party-Hearty, But Put It in the Budget

The Chicago Tribune had an editorial in its Monday edition about Glenview official’s spending about $504,000 over three years on parties, dinner, travel, etc. “And a lack of transparency documenting it.” Here’s how the editorial began: “For those who work … Continue reading

Huntley School Supt. Burkey Says He Used Vacation Days to Go to China

It took months to find out. It seemed to me reasonable to ask whether Huntley School Superintendent John Burkey was “working” on the taxpayers’ dime for his junket (for which the district paid only registration) or on an officially recognized … Continue reading

When Huntley School Supt. John Burkey Takes His Vacation Is "A Clearly Unwarranted Invasion of Personal Privacy"

I’ve been trying to find out if Huntley School District 158 Superintendent John Burkey takes his vacation. The article you see is what piqued my interest. It said Burkey was in China for eight days. It sparked this article: Junket … Continue reading