By: Diane Benjamin The Jose Rodriquez case had a hearing today concerning the accident that killed Corey Cottrell. The State’s Attorney wanted a September trial, the judge set another hearing for September 11th so Jose could be present. He is currently in ICE detention in Wisconsin. ICE will probably deport Rodriquez before he stands trial. […]
By: Diane Benjamin Why was the Connect Transit Working Group formed? Think back: People disenfranchised by route changes, non ADA compliance, fare increases, and huge empty buses showed up at City Council meetings (over and over) demanding changes. These people had tried talking to the Connect Transit Board and were ignored. They tried talking to […]
The sidewalk is ADA compliant though!
By: Diane Benjamin Recently the Pantagraph put out a call for people to write editorials for them. Evidently Justin Boyd answered the call, this was published on August 12th: Bloomington Needs To Rethink Its Future Who is Justin Boyd? Downtown business owner Tari’s One Voice travel buddy: https://blnnews.com/2019/03/21/bloomington-travels-one-voice/ Justin helped get signatures for Julie Emig […]
By: Diane Benjamin This email was sent by a citizen to Pam Reece. The letter from the FAA to the airport printed in this story was attached to the email: https://blnnews.com/2019/08/13/does-media-ever-get-tired-of-being-lied-to/ The point is: Pam knows the airport forcing the soccer kids to leave the property has nothing to do with danger. If those words […]
By: Diane Benjamin At least they are in Normal! Remember how Mayor Koos shut down Stan Nord over expenses because bills listed have already been paid? Auditors make sure the numbers are in the right columns and the required footnotes and disclosures are included in financial statements. The don’t look for fraud and they certainly […]
By: Diane Benjamin Received by FOIA. I seem to remember Pam Reece saying at meetings that staff can’t investigate any issues the Council doesn’t authorize. Since the sport complex suddenly reappeared, Stan Nord sent this email to Pam: Pam responded – note she responded to the entire Council instead of who Stan copied. Is Kathleen […]