Grassroots Activism Against the 377 Proposition

Today with the help of Citizens of McHenry County Against Higher Property Taxes, we were able to engage and encourage taxpayers to vote NO on the proposition on tomorrow’s election ballot.  The campaign will begin at 2PM central standard time … Continue reading

McHenry County 29th Most Expensive County… in the United States

So let me get this straight – according to the non-partisan Tax Foundation McHenry County is the 29th most expensive county in the United States of America.  Think on that for a minute.  You, I, our families; we all live … Continue reading

Northwest Herald is against 377 Board

The Northwest Herald has come out against the proposition to raise the taxes on McHenry County citizens. This is wonderful news.  I first learned of this from Cal Skinner’s McHenry County Blog.  The “no vote” endorsement walks a tight rope … Continue reading

The “Language” of 377

Here is an open question of fairness: was it fair last year for property values to go down and yet, our property taxes went up? Another question:  are we really helping the poor by raising the property tax on their … Continue reading