By: Diane Benjamin See this previous story: https://blnnews.com/2019/07/19/new-illinois-vehicle-tax-is-class-warfare/ This law goes into effect on January 1st. It is one of those brilliant government plans that was slipped into a bill before anybody could protest. It is also one citizens won’t notice until it hits them. The law limits the amount of vehicle trade-in credit allowed […]
By: Diane Benjamin The information below was given to the Connect Transit Working group. Maybe it was meant to justify losses. It does show common sense and fiscal responsibility aren’t considered.
By: Diane Benjamin Pam Reece can’t understand why Stan Nord is questioning the actions of past Councils. If Pam can’t understand why Stan was elected, she had an opportunity handed to her: Stan has raised questions about a number of issues. Some of them included Town owned properties being leased for much less than market […]
By: Diane Benjamin We’ve all seen the empty buses We’ve all seen the inflated ridership numbers We’ve all seen them ignore pleas from people they should be serving. We’ve all seen the huge buses damaging infrastructure It’s obvious they don’t care about anything except their agenda. The agenda we see is to take as much […]
By: Diane Benjamin See the lawsuit here: VerifiedComplaint The lawsuit was filed by a former Board of Trustees member and current graduate student – John Bambenek. As stated in the lawsuit, he is also a recognized expert in digital forensics and computer crime investigations. Excerpts: The lawsuit goes into great detail with the history of […]
See part 2 here: https://blnnews.com/2019/09/16/part-2-why-chemberly-isnt-fit-to-serve/ By: Diane Benjamin The almost 11 minute speech Cummings gave announcing her candidacy for a seat in Springfield made it clear she isn’t running as a public servant. If you watch Normal Town Council meetings you see the same thing. If you missed Chemberly proclaiming herself “the royal fortress”, watch […]
By: Diane Benjamin Many people wondered what the Town of Normal was up to when they decided to stop enforcing the State Energy Codes. For a Town that has no problem spending taxpayer money to be “green” it didn’t feel right. See this story: https://blnnews.com/2019/08/06/normals-stan-nord-fires-back/ Side note: ISU is building housing for sophomores. What codes […]