Category: Immigration

Kyle Szarzynski: Is Dianne Hesselbein really pro-immigrant?

Posted September 7th, 2010 @ 11:29 AM by

She certainly intends to portray herself as such in her bid to replace Spencer Black, the outgoing representative for District 77 in the State Assembly.

SCFL Fails to Endorse Mahoney

Posted August 5th, 2010 @ 10:13 AM by

Hmmm . . . major labor group doesn’t recommend sheriff for endorsement due to his ICE policy . . . I’m glad someone is willing to stand up to him, if our elected officials and community members won’t.

Reviewing Sheriff Mahoney’s Campaign Finance Reports

Posted July 26th, 2010 @ 5:34 AM by

I took a look at the endorsement list and was surprised, found out some folks were improperly listed and so I thought I’d look at the campaign finance reports, because support there is unmistakable. And of course, I found more interesting stuff that I expected. And I’m wondering, do these folks all support his ICE policies? Many of the names, of course, are the same.

Takin’ Sides on Immigration

Posted June 7th, 2010 @ 8:40 AM by

Blaska announced on Friday he is taking sides. He attempts to define “the other side”, so lets take a peak. What side would you choose?

Final Immigration Task Force Meeting: Sheriff told “No.” Again.

Posted June 3rd, 2010 @ 9:49 AM by

Two nights in a row the sheriff was told that people want him to change his policy. This time, he was on the committee, and tensions were running high. In case you missed it, Alder Bidar-Sielaff said he was “racist” and “sexist” at the council meeting and now he accuses her of acting inappropriately. Like I said, tense.

A Cowards Call to Arms

Posted June 3rd, 2010 @ 5:36 AM by

Steve King didn’t hold back when he talked about the opponents of Shiva Bidar-Sielaffs resolution on immigration that passed the council unanimously. And they are fighting back.

Immigration Common Council Recap (Part II)

Posted June 2nd, 2010 @ 10:09 AM by

Questions of Chief Wray and some comments from the council members. And people ask to be added as sponsors.

Immigration Common Council Recap (Part I)

Posted June 2nd, 2010 @ 8:08 AM by

There was a lot on the agenda, only one issue that was discussed.

Chilly Morning Round Up

Posted December 11th, 2009 @ 1:55 PM by

A few topics to chew on as you drink your coffee or tea, or hot cocoa and try to warm up . . . GOOD THING THE COUNCIL MEETING WAS CANCELLEDMaybe the Worker’s Compensation Fund might not get so much money. They had slated it to get extra money from the general fund so that […]

Continued Round Up for this Week

Posted November 20th, 2009 @ 12:14 PM by

Less regurgitation of things you should know, more attitude! 🙂 BIGOTED FLASHBACKAs my co-worker and friend Megin McDonell says on my Facebook page “hello? 1999? is that you? can you come and get your talking points, please, and take them back to your own century? thanks.” Apparently, we’re going to have the debate about if […]

County Board Recap – Basics

Posted May 8th, 2009 @ 11:21 AM by

Yup – that’s not a typo, I know I make lots of typos, but its really the County Board recap. 7 Swine Flu Cases and Update, County Exec talks to County Board about $5 – 6M budget gap, will county have to pay $19.5M for Family Care, Sheriff Mahoney and Checking Immigration Status and buying […]