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Jack Franks Amends Bill to Ban Pensions for Future County Board Members

Cole Lauterbach on May 25th, 2016: A state representative is trying to get rid of the publicly funded pension for a position for which he’s running. State Rep. Jack Franks, D-Marengo, added an amendment to a state Senate bill that would ban all future county board members from applying for pensions through the Illinois Municipal Retirement [Read More]

State Rep Jack Franks

Jack Franks: Why I decided to leave the General Assembly

After 18 years in the Legislature, I announced that I would not seek re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives, instead deciding to run for chairman of the McHenry County Board. Leaving the Legislature was not an easy decision. Since first being elected state representative, I have spent my time talking to and working on [Read More]