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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Letter: Privatizing tollway not the answer

    Gov. Quinn’s announcement of teaming up with Indiana to build a new toll/tax highway in Illinois is unconscionable.

    • Posted July 2, 2010
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  • Letter: Reflections on a protest

    As I was sitting in my car watching the protesters at the Aurora’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
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  • Letter: Stop talk of privatizing tollway system

    Recently there has been some talk of our state legislators now wanting to privatize Illinois’ tollway system so that they can pay off the state’s debt.

    • Posted February 18, 2010
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  • Letter: Tollway system is embarrassment

    I don’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
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  • Letter: Let’s get rid of Illinois tollways

    As long as we are talking about raising the gas tax at the fuel pump, let’s pay a few cents more and get rid of the toll booths on Illinois’ highways. I have found that the Illinois...

    • Posted February 19, 2009
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  • Don’t just get rid of the governor, get rid of the tollway

    Pat Quinn, once he becomes governor, should not only remove Rod Blagojevich’s name from Illinois’ tollway roads, but he should remove the tollbooths as well.

    • Posted January 30, 2009
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