Bribers Can Do Business in Chicago, But Not with Illinois State Government

From the Chicago Tribune Thursday morning summary: Emanuel administration clears bribe-paying red-light camera vendor to bid on city contracts once again. Chicago is open for business for businesses who have bribed city officials. That is so different from what Illinois … Continue reading

Skillicorn Claims Red Light Camera Fight


Warning: Parameter 2 to wp_hide_post_Public::query_posts_join() expected to be a reference, value given in /srv/users/serverpilot/apps/wordpress/public/wp-includes/class-wp-hook.php on line 292

East Dundee Village Trustee Allen Skillicorn has sent out a mailing on red light cameras. He wore a tee shirt with an anti-red light camera slogan on it to Joe Walsh’s Memorial Weekend Fest. Now he has come up with … Continue reading

FRG Red Light Camera Endangered by McSweeney Bill

A press release from State Rep. David McSweeney: Committee Passes McSweeney Bill Banning Red Light Cameras Springfield, IL… State Representative David McSweeney’s (R-Barrington Hills) bill banning red light cameras will advance to the House Floor after the House Cities and Villages Committee … Continue reading

What’s Jack Franks Up To in Springfield? Substance & 48 (!) Shell Bills

Thought I’d take a look at what McHenry County’s Democratic Party State Representative Jack Franks has introduced in Springfield. There are two Constitutional Amendments: Abolish the Office of Lt. Governor.  (Dave McSweeney introduced it and got it through the House … Continue reading

McSweeney Introduces Eleven Bills

Sophomore State Rep. David McSweeney introduced eleven bills on the first day of the session. To say that it is an ambitious agenda is more than an understatement. You can take a look at them below: House Bill 173 – Repeals … Continue reading

Dan Duffy Gets Big Boost in Campaign Against Red Light Cameras

State Senator Dan Duffy has a long-standing campaign against Red Light Cameras. He, among may others concluded that their installation was for raising revenue, not reducing accidents. Now a $14,000 study financed by the Chicago Tribune has added significant weight … Continue reading