Posts Tagged ‘Educational Foundation of Lake County’

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 at 9:35am

Influence Peddling at School District The Veil of Secrecy

Posted by admin in Lake County

In Tuesday’s column, we presented a disturbing picture of influence peddling, and the withholding of public information by officials within the Lake County School Board and the Educational Foundation of Lake County, Inc. in regards to a private dinner last October with Lake County School Board members, staff, and contractors doing business with the Lake County […]

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 at 11:00am

Keep the Penny Tax Local or Vote No

Posted by admin in Lake County

In 2001, the citizens of Lake County voted to impose upon themselves for 15 years an extra penny sales tax, which is evenly split between Lake County, the school district, and the municipalities.  The extra penny tax, which generates an estimated $27-$30 million annually, was sold to the public as a source for improving infrastructure.  […]

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