Who is behind the County going woke?

By: Diane Benjamin Follow up to this story: https://blnnews.com/2022/07/02/mclean-county-goes-woke-without-a-vote/ I FOIA’d the County trying to find out. Start here, two employees include their pronouns on emails: Cassy Taylor, County Administrator, sent the email to all employees requiring them to take the DEI training. She didn’t use pronouns or her last name. Amy Baker was hired […]

Are you determined to be free?

By: Diane Benjamin The final words of the Declaration of Independence are: And for support of this Declaration, with firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our Sacred Honor. July 4, 1776. 56 men signed that document, all were marked for death by […]

Cassy Taylor fails to respond

By: Diane Benjamin I posted this in an earlier story: I asked the County Administrator TWICE for an explanation. She failed to respond to either request. It appears the County collected a lot more cannabis revenue than they thought they would. The estimates were off by $390,000. The question still remains: Where is that money […]

McLean County: Cannabis tax?

By: Diane Benjamin https://mcleancountyil.gov/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/8520 The McLean County Justice Committee is meeting this afternoon. One item on the agenda caught my attention: PDF page 236: This item was placed on the agenda by Cassy Taylor, County Administrator. I emailed her yesterday morning for an explanation, no response yet. Appropriation means spending or possibly transferring the funds […]