Bloomington: 2/24/2020

By:  Diane Benjamin Bills and Payroll:  https://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=23995 Agenda:  https://bloomingtonil.iqm2.com/Citizens/FileOpen.aspx?Type=1&ID=1059&Inline=True Congrats taxpayers!  No employees are receiving Sick Leave Buy Back payments this time to spike their pensions.  Don’t get excited though, you will be paying again: See PDF page 89 of the agenda. Denise Balagna will be receiving an extra $205.78 per month Joyce McKeon will […]

As Seen on Facebook:

By:  Diane Benjamin Elections reveal who people really are.  They are passionate and say things they would never say otherwise.  (In other words, they hide who they are the rest of of the time.)  If people take the time to send me things they find troubling, you probably need to see them too. Start with […]

As Seen on Facebook – Bernie supporters

By:  Diane Benjamin None of the below is even possible, but Bernie Sanders supporters are working hard to win the nomination. Why does this matter? Look closer. Bloomington elected 2 people who think the above is possible. Congrats Bloomington.  Aldermen Carrillo and Crabill are active socialists. The other 7 Council members need to stand united […]

Bloomington Council “hears” budget details

By:  Diane Benjamin The Bloomington City Council meets tonight at 6:00, Normal meets at 7:00. Bloomington tonight:    https://bloomingtonil.iqm2.com/Citizens/FileOpen.aspx?Type=1&ID=1055&Inline=True PDF page 19 Who decides what the “right” fit is and why does their opinion matter? I hope nobody still believes the Council does the budget.  See PDF page 21: The Council gets 10 MINUTES to […]