20180105 - Bob Anderson's Township Quest (HRB) - nwherald
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H. Rick Bamman - hbamman@shawmedia.com
Barber Bob Anderson takes an appointment by phone Friday, Jan 5, 2018 at his shop in Wonder Lake. Anderson declared a war against townships almost three decades ago. Progress has been slow and now Anderson is backed by the support of some legislators in Springfield and a new state law that gives voters the power to consolidate units of government, it appears Anderson is at the doorstep of accomplishing – at least in part – his controversial mission: abolishing townships. "For years, he’s been talking about it," said state Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills. "Finally, now he’s in the mainstream of thinking."