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McHenry County Board chairman Jack D. Franks moving forward with anti-tax referendum

Published: Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 4:58 p.m. CST WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks is moving forward with putting an advisory property tax freeze referendum question to voters, but backing off a plan to ask for two more aimed at government consolidation. Franks, D-Marengo, will ask board members Tuesday night to vote to put [Read More]

State Representative Jack Franks

Jack Franks spotlights Illinois’ property tax devastation on last day in House

Illinois Review Wednesday, January 11, 2017 SPRINGFIELD – As one of his final House floor speeches before ending his term as state representative, Tuesday, Democrat Jack Franks of McHenry pled with his House colleagues to pass a bill he co-sponsored that would institute a statewide permanent property tax freeze. Franks said Illinois’ property taxes had become [Read More]