4 pics you need to see

By:  Diane Benjamin First refer back to yesterday’s story:   https://blnnews.com/2019/02/09/remember-when-bloomington-was-broke/ The City of Bloomington will be adding yet another Quality of Life location most of the population will never use.  EVERY Quality of Life location they have now loses money, including the zoo.  Even though local soccer people have finally taken it on themselves to […]

The CLUELESS running for office

By:  Diane Benjamin Last Saturday the McLean County Republican Party held a debate for the candidates running for Bloomington City Council.  The only candidate to decline the invitation was Jenn Carrillo who is running to replace Karen Schmidt. The debate was filmed by the GOP and linked here in 4 parts, each around 15 minutes.  […]

Supposedly Nonpartisan

By:  Diane Benjamin Municipal elections are by law nonpartisan.  The theory is party doesn’t matter, everyone wants to do what’s best for the City.  Ask those who voted against the wishes of voters if they did that when they voted for the Coliseum.  Ask the recent council members if taking $40 million+ more a year […]

Proof they are a team!

By:  Diane Benjamin Follow up to this story:   https://blnnews.com/2018/11/27/taris-candidates/ The below is posted on Jenn Carrillo’s Facebook page and copied to the Facebook page of at least one other candidate.  It proves Jenn, Jeff Crabill, Georgene Chissell, and Julie Emig are running as a team. Would these 4 solve problems or create more? They can’t […]

UPDATE: Tari’s candidates

I hear a challenge has been filed to Julie Emig’s petitions. By:  Diane Benjamin Since yesterday was the deadline, this is what the April Bloomington ballot will look like.  These are the only Wards being elected in this cycle. Amelia Buragas was the last rat to jump ship.  She has been hurriedly replaced. The starred […]

Bloomington Council tonight

By:  Diane Benjamin The VenuWorks report is not the audited version, it is therefore immaterial.  Time allowed for the presentation is 5 minutes, included will be the fictional economic impact of the arena.  See PDF page 40:   http://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=19928 Financial information is on PDF page 39.  The loss does not include depreciation on the building which […]