By: Diane Benjamin
I’m hearing rumors that the MANDATORY RECYCLING people really want the Scritchlow Amendment scrapped and they are making progress convincing County Board members to go along with them. Details here: https://blnnews.com/2018/01/06/robustelli-wrong-scritchlow-right/
The purpose of government is not to tell you how to live your life. RINO’S and Democrats think it is.
If they succeed rents will increase, even for the poorest people, as landlords are forced to pay somebody to pick up the recycling.
Businesses will be forced to increase prices to cover their recycling costs.
Everybody loses when government forces people to comply!
Republicans have a 15 to 5 majority on the County Board:
I will be watching.
Common sense is playing no part in this discussion. Opening more recycling drop off points close to where the service is needed does make sense. Strangling regulations are so much easier though – for the people wearing the boots on other people’s necks.
Contact your County Board member (or all of them) here: http://www.mcleancountyil.gov/index.aspx?nid=464