NOT TOO MANY DAYS AGO, ATTENTION FOCUSED THROUGHOUT CHICAGOLAND ON A TOWN IN MCHENRY COUNTY WHERE TWO DEPUTIES WITH SHERIFF’S POLICE WERE SHOT. SHERIFF’S POLICE CAPTURED THE SUSPECT AND THE TWO DEPUTIES ARE RECOVERING FROM THEIR WOUNDS. WHILE THIS STORY SHOWS THE DANGER THAT IS THE JOB OF LAW ENFORCEMENT….TWO CANDIDATES ARE RUNNING TO TAKE OVER THE MCHENRY COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT. THIS INTERVIEW BY STEW COHEN WITH INDEPENDENT SHERIFF’S CANDIDATE JIM HARRISON CAME BEFORE THE INCIDENT IN HOLIDAY HILLS.
THE RAMIFICATIONS OF ILLINOIS SENATE BILL 16 CURRENTLY IN THE ILLINOIS HOUSE HAS SUBURBAN LAWMAKERS EXPLAINING THAT YOUR MONEY WOULD GO TO SPRINGFIELD FOR DISPURSEMENT OUTSIDE YOUR DISTRICT, MAINLY CHICAGO AND DOWNSTATE…..FRUSTRATING FOR STATE SENATOR PAM ALTHOFF…ENOUGH TO CO-HOST A PUBLIC FORUM ON EDUCATION FUNDING ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14TH (6:30pm to 8:30pm) AT THE MCHENRY WEST HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM. STEW COHEN TALKS TO SENATOR ALTHOFF.
The Chicago area public transportation system is a huge responsibility for the Metra Board of Directors. Millions of people commute every day. Without the smooth flow of public transit’s buses and trains, the roads in Chicagoland would become gridlocked fairly quickly. The economy is directly tied into the movement of traffic…so the job Marc Munaretto does for Metra is very significant. Munaretto is a new Metra board member representing the northwest suburbs. Stew Cohen talked to Marc Munaretto on his thoughts about transit services.