Anything to win: Fazzini

By: Diane Benjamin A reader sent me the ad below. It’s really funny since Rob is running as a Democrat – check your ballot. How can Fazz run on the Democrat ticket and claim he wants to make the office “not party affiliated”? It’s hilarious to see candidates unwilling to admit they are democrats! In […]

Bloomington Monday night

By: Diane Benjamin The audit is done, not released though: Evidently the City doesn’t think they have to print the P-Card spending list anymore, just 1 big amount. Amazon purchases are listed without a descriptions – pages of them. Link to Bills and Payroll: https://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=25260 Agenda: http://bloomingtonil.iqm2.com/Citizens/FileOpen.aspx?Type=1&ID=1090&Inline=True Tari wants to re-appoint Rob Fazzini to the […]

More on Michelle Anderson – County Auditor

By:  Diane Benjamin The statement below is from the City of Bloomington’s CAFR for the year ended 4/30/2019.  Yes, they finally got around to posting it but it still hasn’t been presented to the Council.  Of course data that is 6 months old is pretty useless in the private sector, why care about what government […]

Michele Anderson is the problem

By:  Diane Benjamin On October 9th I received a “press release” from Michele Anderson which I read and filed.  I don’t know who else she sent it to, evidently to WGLT who took the bait and did a story.  For an elected official to publicly name call was unprofessional at best.  See it here:  Press […]

Fazzini to announce?

By:  Diane Benjamin I think I know what is going on between the McLean County Auditor and Treasurer, it isn’t the huge problem Michelle Anderson is making it out to be. Back in 2014 there was a referendum asking if the Auditor job should be abolished.  I said NO – but the person holding that […]

Somebody should watch the “WATCHDOG”

by:  Diane Benjamin See this post from yesterday:  https://blnnews.com/2014/04/04/mclean-county-michelle-anderson-investigation/ County Auditor Michelle Anderson ran for office calling herself a watchdog.  Evidently the rules apply to other offices, not to hers.  As reported yesterday, she paid for new furniture for her office out of a personnel fund. the $13,000 should have been returned to the County […]