UPDATE Breaks for State Farm – you? NOPE

  This item got pulled from the consent agenda for discussion.  Hales claimed Springfield exempted insurance companies from utility taxes.  That doesn’t explain why State Farm is named but Country Financial isn’t.  Both are in Bloomington and both are insurance companies. Lets say Hales is right.  Call the Brady bunch and change it!  It’s still […]

When is a committee NOT a committee?

By:  Diane Benjamin Remember this pic? Read this email from Tari From: Tari Renner <[email protected]> Date: Wed, Nov 4, 2015 at 6:54 PM Subject: Re: COB Suspend Meetings To: Bloom Ington <Redacted> Cc: City Council and Mayor <[email protected]>, “[email protected]” <[email protected]>, [email protected], [email protected], Jeff Jurgens <[email protected]> Just to be clear to everyone. These were stopped over […]

Integrity matters? not really

by:  Diane Benjamin Obvious;y the McLean County Auditor had no problem spending over $13,000 for new furniture. That’s not the only issue with a “public servant” in McLean County,  but crimes are only crimes if somebody prosecutes.  Otherwise, public corruption doesn’t matter. Tonight, a person under Federal indictment is on the agenda for appointment to […]