Tag: Palatine Tea Party

Village of Schaumburg Attempts to Hide $17 Million in Accrued Village Sick Time Liability

From the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – The Village of Schaumburg went out of its way to hide employee sick time balances when we attempted to submit a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to obtain employee balances. Government agencies expect taxpayers to pay their expenses, but when asked to view the data the answer... Read more »

Village of Palatine More Than Doubles $100,000+ Employee Club

From the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – The Village of Palatine more than doubles the number of Village employees making over six figures from 2009 to 2010. In 2009, using the Medicare wages and tips off the Village of Palatine employee W2’s 43 of 423 employees made $100,000+. In 2010, 88 of 418 employees... Read more »

Living Well on Taxpayer Funds

From the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – Do school board members need to travel to national conferences in sunny California, stay in expensive hotels, and eat at high end restaurants in order to be well-educated board members? Dr. Chapman (currently a District 15 School Board member and former District 211 Superintendent) thinks overnight stays... Read more »
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Introducing the Village of Palatine's Executive Leadership Program

From the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – Introducing the Village of Palatine’s Leadership Program Brought to you by …YOU the Hardworking, Trying to Make Ends Meet, Taxpayer. The Palatine Tea Party has discovered an Executive Leadership Program available at the Village of Palatine. This benefit program is in addition to standard benefits. The annual... Read more »

Mayor Buys Clothes With City $$: Needless Expense is why they Raised Taxes in Palatine

From the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – The Palatine Tea Party obtained details of the Village of Palatine Mayor Jim Schwantz and Councilman Aaron Del Mar buying Apparel using taxpayer dollars. We have released the supporting details including: voided check, disbursement account details, check request, invoice, and several pictures. These are the same elected... Read more »

The Village of Palatine Passes Its Own Cap and Trade Ordinance - Part 2

From the Palatine Tea Party… The Village of Palatine Passes Another Cap and Trade Ordinance (Palatine, Illinois) – The Palatine Village Council is following in the footsteps of the Obama Administration moving his progressive agenda forward at the local level. At the Village Council Meeting on December 13, 2010 the village unanimously passed its own... Read more »
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The Village of Palatine Passes Its Own Cap and Trade Ordinance - Part 1

From the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – The Palatine Village Council is following in the footsteps of the Obama Administration moving his progressive agenda forward at the local level. At the Village Council Meeting on December 13, 2010 the village unanimously passed its own version of Cap and Trade Ordinance without the “trade”. This... Read more »

Illinois is in First Place

From the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – Illinois currently is in first place for state pension funds that will run out of money in 2018. Starting in 2019 the annual shortage in Illinois is projected to be $13.6 billion. That is a projected 32 percent of the state’s revenue going to fill a pension... Read more »

Palatine Tea Party Challenge to the Daily Herald: Do Your Job!

From the Palatine Tea Party…. (Palatine, Illinois) – On October 14, 2010 the Palatine Tea Party was able to reach the Daily Herald writer covering the Illinois Congressional 8th district race and asked the following question. “What is the Daily Herald doing about Representative Melissa Bean (D) not debating, not having open town halls and... Read more »
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Bean's Earmarks in 2010

From the Palatine Tea Party group… (Palatine, Illinois) – Representative Melissa Bean Illinois 8th district sponsored or co-sponsored the following 13 Earmark projects in 2010 totaling $25,271,000*. Keep in mind that 2010 is not over yet. With record deficits in 2010 of over one trillion dollars and unemployment near 10% we can see why people... Read more »