Tag Archives: Prevailing Wage

Updates on Previous Posts

Today’s Northwest Herald has 3 stories that touch on matters that I’ve discussed in previous posts: County Board Chairman Joe Gottemoller is putting together a 5 member commission to devise the means by which a referendum reducing the number of … Continue reading

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A Tax Freeze With No Relief

The Illinois House will hold hearings today on a Democrat-sponsored bill to freeze real estate taxes. The bill, (HB 690) is sponsored by Jack Franks (D, Marengo). Without getting too much into the weeds of the bill, the thing to … Continue reading

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Woodstock Rejects Crony Capitalism Ordinance

On June 3, the Woodstock City Council voted 4-2 to reject a prevailing wage ordinance. Unfortunately, it’s a hollow gesture, as described in this week’s Woodstock Independent: “Illinois’ Prevailing Wage Act requires municipalities and other taxing bodies to ensure contracted … Continue reading

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