Priorities In Normal

By:  Diane Benjamin Since a BIG part of Normal’s population is college students, the census could have a huge impact on government funding. The Town of Normal shouldn’t have to worry about the census if Illinois State University cooperates: Student living on campus might be counted by the university, they wouldn’t need to fill […]

Tari’s Reality Check

By:  Diane Benjamin Cheer-leading for Bloomington isn’t a bad approach for an elected Mayor, but not facing facts is suicide for taxpayers.  Yes, State Farm is transferring people out of Bloomington-Normal.  Yes, people are leaving Illinois for better opportunities.  Yes, Sales Tax Revenue is down in both Bloomington and Normal. Yesterday’s report that Bloomington-Normal lost 1000 […]