Four reasons why AG Madigan is hiding

For the Good of Illinois –

Neighborhood Recovery Initiative

Damon Arnold, M.D., M.P.H, Co-Chair
Lisa Madigan, Attorney General, Co-Chair 

WGN News: “Barbara Shaw ran the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative and will be required to testify about how it spent $55 million dollars in grants… audit found widespread abuse of funds and poor oversight.”


Lisa Madigan was Co-Chair of Illinois Violence Prevention Authority (IVPA)- responsible for the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative. Review Management Letter on page 4


Lisa Madigan had five appointments of the ten member board of IVPA.
Review Illinois State Law


Lisa Madigan’s Chief of Staff Ann Spillane appears to be directing raises/bonuses for the IVPA within three days after the November 2, 2010 general election. Read the email below…

“Hi Ann. I’m just checking in to see if there has been a decision on the raises/bonus question for my managers. I don’t know if I made it clear, but I would prefer to do raises, particularly given that, as a result of Tuesday’s outcome, there is now a likelihood that this big initiative will continue beyond one year.” (Source: BC-15 pf1/15509 | Auditor William Holland)

Barbara Shaw, IVPA Director email to Ann Spillane, Chief of Staff
Attorney General Lisa Madigan & IVPA Co-Chair
Friday, November 5, 2010 at 4:37PM


Lisa Madigan, as Co-Chair, had statutory oversight while the Governor’s office recommended the hiring of undocumented workers with the grant money! Doesn’t that violate state employment law?  Read the Governors office email chain here.

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