Back form the north!

By:  Diane Benjamin Hubby and I took a trip to Wisconsin this weekend.  If you head up 39 and cut through Belvidere to avoid the Rockford traffic, good news.  Wisconsin has resurfaced their stretch of Highway 76 to Clinton. Some observations: In Illinois, instead of fixing the roads they put up signs.  We saw a […]

Still paying dues to the NEA?

Wait Till You See What the National Education Association Is Up To Read these “New Business Items” just passed by the NEA, and see if you believe the NEA honors its Code of Ethics: “The NEA vigorously opposes all attacks on the right to choose and stands on the fundamental right to abortion under Roe v. […]

Employers lose rights, but this is Illinois

By:  Diane Benjamin It isn’t a surprise Illinois government wants to tell employers how to run their businesses.  Illinois is not participating in the prosperity much of the rest of the country is experiencing because of Illinois government. Now with the legalization of cannabis, drug testing employees could get them sued.  Employees have rights to […]

IDOT contact info

By:  Diane Benjamin A reader attended the Open House at Bloomington City Hall last night concerning bike lanes on Rt 9. A representative from IDOT claimed he found out about the meeting at the last minute.  He also said the City Council can pass a resolution saying yes or no to bike lanes. Since the […]