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Apr 17, 2014 7:20 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration awarded a lucrative contract to a prison healthcare company with a questionable track record. Turns out that company has ties to Quinn’s political opponent, Republican Bruce Rauner.
Clout Questions At CTA, RTA And CHA
Apr 13, 2014 2:30 PM
The BGA, with the Chicago Sun-Times, resurrects The Public Eye column, digging deeper into local government – including agencies dealing with transit and housing.
Something's Fishy At State Agency
Feb 12, 2014 10:44 PM
Politically connected state wildlife official resigns amid questions about why he was participating in out-of-town pro fishing tournaments while on paid sick leave from state government. He says his bosses knew of his activities.
Rep. Rush Should Face Ethics Probe
Dec 23, 2013 5:15 AM
Some of you may have read or heard about a Better Government Association investigation of U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) that ran in the Chicago Sun-Times last weekend.
Dec 14, 2013 2:06 PM
Congressman Bobby Rush appears to be catching a big break on rent for his South Side political office. This may violate federal law, but it isn't the only potential problem with his campaign operation.
No Rush To Payment
Dec 14, 2013 2:05 PM
Congressman Rush a deadbeat when it comes to paying taxes he owes to government.
Nov 1, 2013 9:34 AM
Why are state-owned commuter airplanes flying with just one or two passengers at a huge cost to Illinois taxpayers?
Oct 25, 2013 9:50 PM
Patrick Ward, one of the central figures in the Metra patronage scandal, wasn't the only political foot soldier for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan to land on a public-sector payroll.
Lessons From Cheeseland
Oct 9, 2013 9:46 AM
Milwaukee's handling of duty-disability claims for police officers could serve as a model for Illinois – if legislators ever tackle pension reform.
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