More Cody Hendricks

By: Diane Benjamin More on this story plus the NEW Ward 6 map: The Democrat Party held an event for Hendricks. Note his opponent Jordan Baker wasn’t invited. Don’t forget Democrats Dave Koehler and Sharon Chung held a fundraiser for him too: Obviously Hendricks is running as a Democrat in a nonpartisan election […]

Update: Ward 6: Cody Hendricks violates law but . . .

By: Diane Benjamin In Illinois there are rarely any penalties for people who break campaign laws. Evidently CODE based on State Law is just a suggestion. (Heard any electioneering charges yet?) Keep in mind Hendricks teaches CIVICS at Olympia, somebody please check what version he teaches! Bloomington Code: It violates City Code to run […]

The truth about District 10 candidate Corey Beirne

By: Diane Benjamin Corey Beirne teaches more than music to 600 Unit 5 students. He is also teaching transgender and LBGT+ ideology to ELEMENTARY STUDENTS. Beirne gave this speech in June of 2021 to the Unit 5 School Board, they must approve since he’s still there. (Unit 5 wants more money? For this?) Beirne mentions […]

Fly on the Wall: Sharon Chung

Democrat deliver? Deliver what? Why don’t Chung’s TV commercials say she’s a Democrat? Is it in tiny letters somewhere meant to deceive voters? Why doesn’t Chung mention defunding police in commercials like she did on the County Board? Democrats Deliver: deceit to get elected, tax increases, and criminals back on the streets. Dems gave Illinois […]

Four things you need to know

By: Diane Benjamin 1) Remember the lady in Normal with YELLOW water? Yesterday it was a beautiful shade of green: 2) Now we know why Jamie Mathy stepped down from his Ward 1 seat, he wants tax breaks to redevelop a building downtown. The building has been empty for a long time, so as […]

County Board elections: Harris

By:  Diane Benjamin County Board elections do not pretend to be nonpartisan like the City elections do.  Although it’s hard to tell that some members of the County Board are Republicans, the GOP and Democrats hold different views of what government should be.  Candidates that will be on the November ballot shouldn’t be hiding what […]

In Honor of Tari’s re-election bid:

By:  Diane Benjamin The Total Budget Tari inherited in 2013:  $167 million Tari’s first budget – 2014:  $169.4 million 2015 Budget:  $180.4 million 2016 Budget: $186.3 million Proposed 2017 Budget:  206.9 million (Evidently the stacked Council is going to pass it as is) Spending increased $39.9 million in 4 years! […]