All posts tagged "Russell Johnson"
Letter: More vigilance is needed
We need to be more vigilant as to what is happening around us.
- Posted April 5, 2012
Letter: Too late to complain about increasing highway tolls
During the next few weeks, newspaper editors and talk show hosts will be inundated with protests for having to pay the new high toll/tax to use Illinois’ highways.
- Posted January 5, 2012
Letter: Tollway drivers should stand together
For over 50 years, we have had opportunities to get rid of having to pay a toll/tax to use Illinois highways, but we didn’t take action.
- Posted September 1, 2011
Letter: Privatizing tollway not the answer
Gov. Quinnâ€™s announcement of teaming up with Indiana to build a new toll/tax highway in Illinois is unconscionable.
- Posted July 2, 2010
Letter: Reflections on a protest
As I was sitting in my car watching the protesters at the Auroraâ€™s Planned Parenthood clinic on Friday, I was thinking to myself how hard it must be for a young woman to decide to seek information...
- Posted April 8, 2010
Letter: Stop talk of privatizing tollway system
Recently there has been some talk of our state legislators now wanting to privatize Illinoisâ€™ tollway system so that they can pay off the stateâ€™s debt.
- Posted February 18, 2010
Letter: Tollway system is embarrassment
I donâ€™t know if I should admire or feel sorry for Reps. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) and David Reis (R-Willow Hill) when they say that they are co-sponsoring legislation that would require the toll authority to send violation...
- Posted April 9, 2009
Letter: Letâ€™s get rid of Illinois tollways
As long as we are talking about raising the gas tax at the fuel pump, letâ€™s pay a few cents more and get rid of the toll booths on Illinoisâ€™ highways. I have found that the Illinois...
- Posted February 19, 2009
Donâ€™t just get rid of the governor, get rid of the tollway
Pat Quinn, once he becomes governor, should not only remove Rod Blagojevichâ€™s name from Illinoisâ€™ tollway roads, but he should remove the tollbooths as well.
- Posted January 30, 2009