With average health care costs on the rise for workers and employers alike, congressional candidate Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) is intent on making the issue a central component of her battle against incumbent U.S. Rep. Sean Casten (D-Downers Grove) in the 6th District.
Illinois’ record-setting 2017 income tax hike has done little to slow the state’s rising pension costs, leaving state taxpayers on the hook for nearly $250 billion in unfunded public pension liability.
On July 23, 2019, Blackhawk Bank, along with the McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce and the city of McHenry, dedicated the Blackhawk Bank McHenry Banking Center, located at 3814 West Elm Street, McHenry, IL 60050, with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Republican state Rep. David McSweeney (Barrington Hills) leaves no doubt about where he stands on Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s new $40 billion state spending plan and all the other legislation that accompanies it.
Heartland balladeer Dave Martin describes his work as “95% autobiographical”, a statement attested to by his narratives about carefree exploits, comical two-bit criminals, and quieter reflections that appraise his place among his midwestern surroundings.
Three nursing homes in McHenry County received below-average scores from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) after the federal agency updated its nursing home rating system for consumers in April.