Change begins at the local level, and Zannis will work to eliminate political waste and patronage.
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Dave and I are urging all of our friends to get out to vote in the upcoming primary on March 20. A good friend of ours, Elaine Zannis, is a candidate for DuPage County Board to fill one of three vacant positions. We are urging you to vote for her because of her hard work ethic and her ability to stand up for the values which she believes in. She will work tirelessly to eliminate government waste and the double dipping pension corruption which exists in our state. She is a voice unafraid to be heard in the “good ol' boys club.” Elaine has worked with passion for the good of our community as a trustee for over six years and in numerous volunteer positions. We believe she will bring her proven work ethic to the DuPage County Board and will…
Democratic Sen. Don Harmon of Oak Park filed the amendment in response to State's Attorney Robert Berlin's opinion that the two positions are incompatible.
Illinois Sen. Don Harmon (D-39th, Oak Park) has introduced legislation that spells out in no uncertain terms that an official may simultaneously hold the offices of mayor and county board member. The Illinois Channel, which provides unedited coverage of state government proceedings, announced via Twitter Wednesday afternoon that the measure was working its way through a Senate committee. DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin had previously issued an opinion that the two positions are incompatible. Berlin issued that opinion at the request of the DuPage County Board. Elmhurst Mayor Pete DiCianni has said he wants to serve on the DuPage County Board in District 2 (if elected) and as mayor of Elmhurst. Burr Ridge Mayor Gary Grasso, who…