It is my honor to represent you on the Lake County Board. Four years ago, I pledged to work full time for you and to always do what’s best for the residents of Lake County, and I have kept my promise. I am running to continue to represent you and to work full time advocating on your behalf.
I am so disappointed that my opponent has chosen to run a negative campaign, ... read more
Sandra Hart: Candidate Profile Lake County Board District 13 (Democrat)
Why are you running for this office? If you are running for re-election, is there an important project you want to implement? If you are a challenger, is there a particular issue that motivates you? Please explain.
I am excited about our commitment to move people living with mental illness from the criminal justice... read more
Gregory Harutunian for Chronicle Media — September 28, 2016
Expect to sample many different versions of cooked ribs at the 2016 Lake Bluff Rib Fest, Oct. 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., in downtown Lake Bluff. The 2016 edition of Rib Fest, sponsored by the Lake Bluff Rib Association, promises to supply another exacting competition between teams vying for the coveted “... read more
Lake County Attorney Bob Monahan has an excellent radio show called Everyday Law that he hosts every other Thursday evening on local radio station WRLR 98.3FM.
Bob covers many different topics about the law—foreclosure, domestic violence, small claims court, family law, wills and trusts in a clear and informative way. In addition to providing this service, he also... read more
In early 2015, Lake County State's Attorney Mike Nerheim and I visited the Walgreens Corporate Office to discuss the current opioid epidemic and the issue of prescription drug disposal. Walgreens has taken the lead on both of these issues by authorizing the sale of naloxone without a prescription and by commiting to the placement of 500 drug disposal boxes throughout the United States. As of today, Walgreens has placed 45 boxes in their... read more
Lake County is participating in a new, bipartisan national Data-Driven Justice Initiative, launched June 30 by President Barack Obama. Lake County is among 67 city, county, and state governments across the country that have been selected to join this initiative because of our commitment to innovative solutions that reduce our jail population, better serve our communities, and save taxpayer money. View... read more
I am very happy to announce that after two years of requesting the Financial & Administrative (F&A) Committee record their meetings, this week F&A finally voted in favor of televising these meetings, providing more opportunity for citizen involvement. As you may know, one of my priorities as your County Board representative is to improve government transparency. You should be able to access information, in the most open... read more
On June 13 I am attending a workshop held by The White House and the National Association of Counties to share best practices on identifying and diverting low-level offenders with mental illness and substance abuse issues out of the criminal justice system and into effective, community-based care. Lake... read more