Tag: Joliet

Should Joliet Taxpayers Be Concerned?

Should Joliet Taxpayers Be Concerned?
The million dollar question around here these days is: Should Joliet Taxpayers Be Concerned? And the answer has to be yes after Housing Authority of Joliet (HAJ) Chief Financial Officer Charlene Potts and her husband Scott Washington were arrested for allegedly embezzling money from her previous employer, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) between 2005 and... Read more »

Joliet Township Supervisor Dan Vera Sparks Controversy and Raises a Few Questions

Joliet Township Supervisor Dan Vera Sparks Controversy and Raises a Few Questions
When Joliet Township Supervisor Dan Vera ordered the firing of an experienced animal control officer over his desire to adopt a Chihuahua by the name of Chew, well, let’s just say there has been enough of an uproar in the community that it may just chew him up politically down the line. And from all... Read more »

Joliet Plays Chicago Politics And Stiffs Residents With Tax Increase

Joliet Plays Chicago Politics And Stiffs Residents With Tax Increase
Joliet Mayor Tom Garriante seems to have taken a page right out of the Chicago Tax Playbook; i.e. screw residents while leaving businesses who ruin its’ roads and bridges alone. And so it is – Joliet residents will get tagged for an increase in their sales tax and utility taxes in 2012 after the City... Read more »
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