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January 15, 2018
We all know campaign promises mean nothing to Lying Jack Franks.
Last January we made a Tally of Lying Jack Franks' Campaign Promises which can be found here:
We can tack on another broken promise by Lying Jack Franks, a promise he made during his 2016 "Town Hall" even...
October 5, 2017
At the October 4th, 2017 meeting County Board Member Kurtz made the HR Committee aware of complaints made to her by county employees.
Lying Jack Franks tells county employees, during paid time, that Board Members who do not agree with Lying Jack Franks are "The Crazy Ca...
September 24, 2017
At the 2:50:10 mark of the September 19th, 2017 special meeting called by some county board members Kirk Allen of Edgar County Watchdogs had this to say, and we agree 100 percent!
"Chairman, I understand you sent a letter to a board member basically accusing the indivi...
September 23, 2017
Signed into Illinois Law, the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act requires elected officials to file annual statements of economic interest with the Secretary of State's Office.
The form is intended to disclose the sources of a public servant's income so that members of th...
September 22, 2017
The good government advocates at Edgar County Watchdogs are relentless in their pursuit to put an end to corrupt politicians and their improper actions and practices.
McHenry County Chairman, Lying Jack Franks and his unscrupulous actions are not immune to the scrutiny...
August 27, 2017
Many in McHenry County realize the complete liberal bias of our County's only local newspaper.
How long has Lying Jack Franks been doting political favors to Shaw Media/Northwest Herald employees?
Political writer Kevin Craver has been commending Lying Jack Franks in new...
August 26, 2017
How corrupt is McHenry County? Ask the Edgar County Watchdogs, who label Lying Jack Franks as "Lord Franks."
The Watchdogs took action at the Special Meeting called by McHenry County Board Members. Watch the video--it gets very interesting at the 10 minute mark.
August 24, 2017
In a power move that lacks government transparency and is a violation of the OMA, Lying Jack Franks and Administrator Peter Austin have held secret discussions (meetings) regarding Requests for Proposals to lease Valley Hi, the County nursing home.
These private disc...
March 7, 2017
Ollie and Bridg are 2 former Lying Jack Franks campaign workers and most recently worked for Illinois Democrats.
Lying Jack Franks rewarded their years of "service" by hiring them in a manner that completely circumvents management and oversight processes and protocols i...
During Lying Jack Franks' campaign Lying Jack Franks held five "town halls' where Lying Jack Franks made many campaign promises.
One promise Lying Jack Franks made was:
"We are not going to hire lobbyists anymore with your tax dollars."
Lying Jack Franks can't even keep t...
Northwest Herald--Party to Lying Jack Franks' Political Ambitions
Lying Jack Franks' Corrupt Dealings Evokes Action from Edgar County Watchdogs
Lying Jack Franks - Violating Open Meetings Act to Control Lease of Valley Hi Nursing Home
Patronage Hires--Lying Jack Franks' cronies starting to infiltrate McHenry County Government
Taxpayer Funded Lobbyists-A Broken Campaign Promise
Federal Investigations Oh My!
January 24, 2017
Patronage is Lying Jack Franks' Game
Two Faced on Gerrymandering
Election Fraud Just Like the DNC
Lying Jack Franks' Flip Flop on Term Limits
Valley Hi--Another Broken Promise By Lying Jack Franks
Lying Jack Franks Using "County Employee Surveys" As a Means to Indoctrinate County Workers On Taxpayer Dime
Lying Jack Franks Dubbed "The Most Evil Kind of Political Servant"
Lying Jack Franks Falsifies Statement of Economic Interest Disclosure
Lying Jack Franks Accused of Threatening County Board Members