Max and Clyde

A couple of candidates dropped out of their races for seats on the boards of local government. Mike “Max” Maxwell announced his withdrawal as a candidate for 6th ward alderman in DeKalb. Scott “Clyde...

Pressure is on to pass a budget

The Illinois Senate has embarked in what may be the first earnest attempt at passing a budget and getting some start on spending reforms since Gov. Rauner took office. The governor seemed to signal the Senate was headed ...

Proposed Budget Amendments

Too often bloggers complain a lot but offer little in the way of solutions. Not me. Here are my proposed budget amendments for FY2016 City of DeKalb. Mission: To provide excellent service efficiently and eliminate the $4...