Salgado Remains – Ferguson to 708 Board

Last night the McHenry County Board Committee of the Whole was to take up the removal and replacement of Sandy Salgado (McHenry) from Public Health & Human Services (PH&HS) and replace her with Bob Martens (Spring Grove).  As has been … Continue reading

“The Epitome of Conflict of Interest” – Backroom Politics

Updated: 10:44AM – May 21 Recently McHenry County Chairwoman Tina Hill (Woodstock) said that board member Sandra Fay Salgado (McHenry) was “the epitome of conflict of interest”. Nothing could be further from the truth. The real conflict of interest is … Continue reading

Transparency at the McHenry County Mental Health Board

Yesterday the Finance Committee of the Mental Health Board met to discuss the potential of an audit.  Cal Skinner’s McHenry County Blog has a very good write up on the audit portion.  While it wasn’t the “full up” audit that … Continue reading

Senger, McSweeney Resolution Condemns IRS, Demands Investigation

By Meredith VanKampen, Community Contributor 7:32 p.m. CDT, May 16, 2013 SPRINGFIELD – In the wake of the recent scandal regarding politically-motivated targeting by the Internal Revenue Service of conservative groups, State Representatives Darlene Senger (R-Naperville) and David McSweeney (R-Barrington … Continue reading

While Politicians Pontificate – Business Suffocates

Illinois is one of the most expensive places to live, work, and raise a family.  The “collar counties” of Cook are highlighted for all to see. Now, an article posted at has ranked the the worst and best states to … Continue reading

McHenry County Mental Health Board is an (Expensive) Administrative Nightmare

The McHenry County Mental Health Board (McMHB) is the picture perfect example of everything that is wrong in government.  The McMHB pays out 20.96% in salaries and administrative costs.  This is absolutely unacceptable.  For every one dollar collected 21 cents … Continue reading