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Will County infrastructure, employee benefit costs focus of Walsh’s annual address

Author: Editor

In his State of the County address during the Sept. 19 County Board meeting, Will County Executive Larry Walsh presented a balanced budget of $187 million for the 2014 fiscal year.

Allocations include increased health care costs and toward a county-city capital improvement plan, including some $8 million for a plan to renovate the Sheriff’s Department Laraway Road campus, build a new courthouse and buy and refurbish the former Social Security Administration building on Scott Street and the First Midwest Bank branch on Washington Street for additional space.

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Walsh defeats Singer for Will County Executive

Author: Editor

Two-term Will County Executive Larry Walsh defeated challenger Cory Singer in Tuesday’s election.

Walsh, D-Elwood, held a 53 percent to 47 percent lead for most of the night. He attributed his lead to a healthy voter turnout.

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Will County executive’s race a tale of two counties

Author: Editor

The race for Will County executive features two veteran politicians who have different takes on how things are going in county government.

Incumbent Larry Walsh, D-Elwood, who is finishing his second term in office and is a former state senator, believes he has done a good job because the county’s budget is balanced, taxes haven’t risen in several years and a Regional Transportation Authority tax is paying for millions of dollars in “Build Will” roadwork.

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Chcago Tribune Editorials for collar-county offices

Author: Editor

The Tribune offers endorsements today in contested races in DuPage, Will, Lake and Kane counties. There are no contested countywide races in McHenry County.

Will County

County Chief Executive: Larry Walsh, the Democratic incumbent, has been an effective leader, boosting economic development and improving governmental efficiency in one of the fastest-growing counties in the state. One of his signature accomplishments: improving the county's bond rating. Walsh faces a formidable opponent in Republican Cory Singer, of Frankfort, president of the Will County Forest Preserve District, who says he won't increase property taxes and will push to establish small-business incubators in the county. We like Singer, but Walsh has the track record of accomplishment here. He is endorsed.

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Larry Walsh Fundraiser & GOTO Rally

Author: Editor

Tuesday October 30th

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm 

at Scrementi's 

9716 W. 191st St. Mokena, IL

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