Tari Then and Now plus council last night

By:  Diane Benjamin May 11, 2016, Tari on WJBC:  https://audioboom.com/posts/4551685-tari-renner-bloomington-mayor-5-11-16?t=0 At the very end:  Tari states that having NO Video Gaming in Bloomington should be on the table.  He groused about it making more need for police, especially when combined with alcohol. The rest is entertaining if you want to relive history.  Downtown, downtown, downtown.  […]

One final response to Kathleen

By:  Diane Benjamin One person responded to Kathleen Lorenz’s survey with more information than requested.  He accuses Kathleen of campaigning one way on issues and then changing after being reelected.  Then he goes on to call Stan Nord “not a nice guy” and a “bully”. Jeff must prefer politicians that misrepresent their positions to get […]

Lorenz, Koos, and Nord – PART 1

See Part 2:  https://blnnews.com/2019/08/27/lorenz-koos-and-nord-part-2/ By:  Diane Benjamin https://www.wglt.org/post/koos-says-nord-went-lone-wolf-fire-department-merger-uptown-recruitment#stream/0 In the above article Chris Koos said this to WGLT when he tried to denigrate Stan Nord: Has WGLT or the Pantagraph reported Stan Nord has proof Koos lied to them?    https://blnnews.com/2019/08/23/the-normal-council-knew-the-truth/ Nope! According to Koos, Trustees aren’t allowed to gather information – the staff does […]

Comparing government to government

By:  Diane Benjamin Evidently local governments don’t know that a $15 minimum wage is coming thanks to the State of Illinois.  Your taxes will go up along with the price of everything.  People will lose jobs because mandatory wages mean some businesses will cease to exist.  Other businesses will increase the price of their products […]