ROADS aren’t a priority in Bloomington

By:  Diane Benjamin The video below is from the cell phone video by Angela Scott of the Black-Sage-Schmidt Town hall held January 9, 2018 at the BCPA.  I go to meetings to listen, but I ended up talking anyway. The City of Bloomington claims to be doing priority based budgeting, but their priorities aren’t the […]

Rennerwitz and Burtejka

By:  Diane Benjamin I attended the Black-Sage-Schmidt Townhall meeting last night at the BCPA.  At most 30 citizens attended and many staff members.  The aldermen didn’t waste a lot of time going over what people already knew.  Most of the time was questions and answers, mostly about budget issues. One citizen asked why a NO […]

Did Renner’s mouth kill potential?

By:  Diane Benjamin I received a tip that Tari Renner was under a non-disclosure agreement on the deal he revealed during his Town Hall meeting earlier this week. Renner proclaimed City leaders and the Economic Development Council are talking to a prosthetic limbs manufacturer about a factory here.  He also mentioned the jobs would pay […]

Tuesday: 4 Wards Town Hall

By:  Diane Benjamin Alderman Lower had a Town Hall meeting last week.  104 citizens showed up to listen and voice their opinions.  It got rowdy when citizens loudly objected to flamingos when they have sewage in their basements!  funny how the bird-cage liner didn’t report it. Tuesday night 4 Alderman that need to hear outrage […]

HUGE day tomorrow

By:  Diane Benjamin Bloomington: Alderman Kevin Lower’s Town Hall for ALL of Bloomington.  The Mayor and Council aren’t listening, Kevin will. Lafayette Club 7:00 pm – 1602 S Main Street 18th Congressional District: Election to replace Aaron Schock The choice is very easy.  If you love John Boehner and establishment Republicans, Darin LaHood is your choice.  Boehner threw a […]

Alderman Lower wants YOUR opinions!

By:  Diane Benjamin Bloomington Alderman Kevin Lower will be holding a: Town Hall meeting July 7th – 7:00pm New Lafayette Club on South Main Street Bloomington Agenda Items: Public Comment Rules Ordinance Changes for City Council Meetings Downtown Strategic Plan Front and Center proposed purchase / redevelopment project The Budget Task Force This meeting is […]

Rodney Davis: NO public meetings

by:  Diane Benjamin Since the August recess began, Rep Rodney Davis has held no public events.  He is busy visiting places where he won’t get asked tough questions. Next Thursday Davis is holding a Question and Answer session at State Farm – for employees only!  How safe for you Rodney!  Can tough questions be asked […]

Aaron Schock doesn’t like being filmed anymore!

UPDATE:  Fox News requested to use my videos tonight on Hannity.  Schock will be very happy.   From a town hall attendee: UPDATE: Aaron Schock had a town hall in Chatham yesterday.  There was a large crowd which overflowed the restaurant meeting room.  There were signs all over that said “no recording or video taping […]

Congressional Town Halls

Update:  Video will be available soon!  Check back.   If Rodney Davis has issued a list of where he will be in August, he’s keeping it a secret! Today: Aaron Schock: 3:30pm CT: Ice Cream with your Congressman City Hall 108 S. Buchanan St., Heyworth, IL Possible Topics for conservatives: Does Rep Schock stand with […]