New Bloomington Website – waste of YOUR space

By:  Diane Benjamin The City of Bloomington is now posting information about meetings in a new place with a different presentation:  http://bloomingtonil.iqm2.com/Citizens/Detail_Meeting.aspx?ID=1129   Instead of being able to view supporting documents on-line, everything now downloads automatically.  Either people will no longer look at the documentation or their computers will be clogged with a bunch of […]

Normal’s Cannabis Plan

By:  Diane Benjamin The Town of Normal must be laughing at Bloomington today, they aren’t taking the suggestion of a short-term alderman to decide how to proceed with regulating cannabis. Note to Jenn:  There is no DEMOCRACY in America.  Democracy is mob rule, majority wins, the minority gets trampled. As an example, in a democracy […]

Bloomington: Carrillo clipped

By:  Diane Benjamin Consent Agenda: 23:40 – Donna Boelen pulled the purchase of the garbage trucks to talk about the Henson Disposal bills.  She wanted clarification on why Henson was getting thousands a week from the City.  She asked if the contracts will expire soon so they can be renegotiated.  City Manager Gleason said internal […]

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 […]