Want to know why the Electoral Board Disbanded?

By: Diane Benjamin Normal assembled an Electoral Board, brought in Michael Kasper as their attorney, held a hearing, issued a continuance to allow time for Tom Devore to submit his response, and then NEVER meet again. That meeting was never adjourned. I FOIA’d communication between the Electoral Board and participants. You will never know the […]

Denied FOIA – Normal

By: Diane Benjamin See update to this story here: https://blnnews.com/2022/03/18/more-on-the-foia-normal-denied/ This statement is in Normal’s just passed budget under “City Manager accomplishments FY 2021-2022”, PDF page 118: https://normal.org/DocumentCenter/View/19729/2022-23-Final-Budget A couple things to note from the above: Completion – normally means the report is complete Results will be used – infers there are results I FOIA’d […]

Tari: Where is Ellsworth?

By:  Diane Benjamin My greatest hope is that someday people in the media realize when Tari’s lips are moving most likely he is lying. Scott Miller is the latest to let him spew his own set of facts without challenge.  This morning Tari was on WJBC with him:  http://www.wjbc.com/podcasts/ (Go to the bottom of the […]