Our local politics are toxic and driving good people out

Bob Schneider
KPPF News
Published in
8 min readOct 31, 2022

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Kankakee County, IL County Board Chairman, Andy Wheeler

Many of my subscribers don’t know the guy in the photo. Everyone in my hometown knows who he is. For those who are not local readers, allow me to introduce you. His name is Andrew Wheeler, Kankakee County, Illinois Board Chairman. He is a reformer, largely alone in his efforts, and is the subject of one of the dirtiest campaigns I’ve seen in my decades in politics. Stick with me, because the…

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Bob Schneider
KPPF News

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