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Aug 31, 2014 5:45 PM
Convicted in 1990 bribery case, ex-Chicago police officer has worked the last two decades as a security guard at City Colleges. He now stands to draw a taxpayer-subsidized pension.
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Aug 24, 2014 5:45 PM
Taxpayers cover travel expenses so CTA pension fund officials can attend conferences in Hawaii, New Orleans, elsewhere. Plus, agency wants to know if dead people are drawing retirement benefits.
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Aug 20, 2014 10:00 AM
BGA-supported "Smart Streamlining" effort gains momentum.
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Aug 20, 2014 7:00 AM
They launch hundreds of investigations but results are lackluster, a BGA Rescuing Illinois report reveals.​
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Aug 18, 2014 10:05 PM
Confiscated by Dolton police, antique handgun goes missing from station, then turns up amid inquiry. Now a police supervisor faces possible discipline.
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Aug 18, 2014 9:05 PM
Summit's politically connected village administrator allegedly gives himself a "loan" with taxpayer money. Confronted by the BGA and FOX 32, he resigns.
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Aug 17, 2014 5:45 PM
Community college in south suburbs hires politically connected security guard with history of run-ins with the law; Plus, president of the school packs heat.
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Aug 15, 2014 7:00 AM
New portal includes payrolls, budgets, and teacher and administrator contracts, among other documents, covering roughly 150 public school districts in DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties.
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Aug 12, 2014 4:17 PM
Better Government Association files second lawsuit in recent months against Chicago Animal Care and Control – this time for refusing to release the content of emails between Mayor Emanuel's aides relating to the dog pound.
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