Monday, February 25, 2013
State Rep. Dennis Reboletti (R-Elmhurst) wants to disband the Forest Commission, Conroy wants to get rid of commissioners' pay.
Monday, February 25
State Rep. Dennis Reboletti (R- Elmhurst, 45th) last week sponsored HB 2481, which would dissolve the DuPage County Forest Preserve District Board and transfer the responsibilities of the Forest District to the DuPage County Board in 2016. In response late Friday, the DuPage Legislative Committee scheduled a special meeting for Tuesday, Feb. 26, to discuss the bill. "Before legislation of this magnitude is voted on in Springfield, I think it is important that all sides of the issue are explored," said Legislative Committee Chairman JR McBride in a prepared statement. "While I am open to the idea of a study to analyze a possible merger, I do not believe this bill has any merit until due diligence has been given on the subject." Reboletti …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Candidates discussed the role of Choose DuPage and economic development, their opinions on compensation, and where they would make government more efficient.
What is the key to luring more jobs to DuPage County? It was one of the questions Republicans seeking a position on DuPage County Board District 5 fielded at Lisle Village Hall Wednesday evening. All seven Republican candidates were in attendance: Richard Furstenau, Patricia Gustin, James Healy, Tonia Khouri, Paul Santucci, John Zediker, and Ed Young. The Republican candidate forum was sponsored by the Lisle Area Chamber of Commerce. Lisle Chamber President and CEO Tom Althoff said Democratic candidate Tony Michelassi was not invited to the forum because he is running uncontested in the primary. District 5 includes portions of Aurora, Lisle, Naperville, and Warrenville. The primary is March 20. Candidates also discussed economic devopment…
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Democracy isn't a spectator sport. Tell us the questions you'd like us to put to the candidates.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
With the March 20 Illinois primary approaching, news consumers will soon be inundated with updates on what candidates are saying and where they’ll be saying it next. Patch wants to cut through the rhetoric and get to the heart of the issues you care about. And, we think you know best what those issues are. Your questions are important to us. Patch will be on the forefront of every election that matters to you. We’ll be asking the tough questions—your questions—and getting the important information back to you. What You Can Look Forward To Voters in Lisle have some hotly contested races coming up on March 20. Here are the contested local primary races Patch will be closely following: and the candidates who have filed: We'll also be …