Fox Creek gets new golf carts tonight

By:  Diane Benjamin http://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=20879 Prairie Vista got new golf carts almost a year ago for $155,753.80:     https://blnnews.com/2018/02/27/bloomington-council-festivities/ Tonight the Den gets them, and it appears the money isn’t coming from the Enterprise Fund profits.  The Prairie Vista purchase didn’t either.  Remember golf is supposed to balance because it’s in an Enterprise Fund.  The documentation […]

The FACTS on the Atlanta Candidate Objections

Since there is so much confusion and misinformation regarding the election objections for the write-in candidates for the Atlanta Public Library and the City of Atlanta let’s look at the FACTS. The objections were necessary to preserve the integrity of the election process. In this article we will examine 3 documents and their purpose and […]

The Media and Numbers

By:  Diane Benjamin I don’t know how many math classes a journalism major has to pass, but evidently it isn’t enough to see obvious problems with what they are told and then regurgitate.  There is a perfect example in today’s Pantagraph. The story is about Airbnb and the new 6% City tax that starts April […]

What no one in Bloomington talks about

By:  Diane Benjamin The first thing that is NEVER discussed is what government should do verses what they are doing.  Budgeting requires making choices, Bloomington has decided roads aren’t that important.  What they want it more important.  You will probably be saddled with some type of water park and a sports complex this year. Let’s […]

BCPA: You deserve to know

By:  Diane Benjamin It wasn’t a smart move by the City of Bloomington to pretend to deny my FOIA request for the event recap of the Naked Magicians show because it was posted on the website. As I reported, no event reports between February 2018 and November 2018 have been posted – just the one […]