Category Archives: Illinois Corruption

Hastert said to have paid student to hide sexual misconduct

The Hill – Former Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) allegedly paid off a former student to hide sexual misconduct that happened decades ago when he was a high school teacher in Illinois, according to multiple reports. Hastert was indicted Thursday on … Continue reading

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Four reasons why AG Madigan is hiding

For the Good of Illinois – ILLINOIS VIOLENCE PREVENTION AUTHORITY (IVPA) Neighborhood Recovery Initiative Damon Arnold, M.D., M.P.H, Co-Chair Lisa Madigan, Attorney General, Co-Chair  Barbara A Shaw, Director  Sun-Times: “A criminal grand jury has launched a probe into Gov. Pat Quinn’s … Continue reading

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Madigan firm got $1.7M tax break for contractor, its partners

Sun Times – en Mesirow Financial Services — a Chicago company that manages millions of dollars in pension funds for the state of Illinois — and its partners wanted to fight the property taxes on their new skyscraper, they called … Continue reading

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WHY IS ATTORNEY GENERAL LISA MADIGAN NOT INVESTIGATING GOVERNOR QUINN?

Illinois Review – CHICAGO – Why are the feds, the Illinois state legislature and Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez investigating Governor Pat Quinn rather than Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan? Andy Shaw of the Better Government Association says Lisa Madigan is … Continue reading

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LEGISLATORS CALL FOR CRIMINAL PROBE AFTER AUDIT OF QUINN’S ANTI-VIOLENCE PROGRAM

Illinois Review – SPRINGFIELD – Speaking about the auditor general’s report of Gov. Pat Quinn’s Neighborhood Recovery Initiative of the Illinois Violence Prevent Authority, State Sen. Tim Bivins (R-Dixon) noted, “This is the kind of information that indictments are made out of.” … Continue reading

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MADIGAN HAND-PICKED “OPPONENT” WITHDRAWS CANDIDACY

Illinois Review – An hour before Madigan operatives would have been required to testify under oath today, Terrence Goggin, House Speaker Mike Madigan’s “Republican” opponent, withdrew his candidacy. The Chicago Republican Party had challenged Goggin’s petitions alleging that they contained … Continue reading

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LABOR UNION WINS: ILLINOIS ENDS PRIVATE MEDICAID REVIEW

Illinois Review – By Benjamin Yount –  SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois has fired the private company that found 40 percent of Medicaid enrollees in the state shouldn’t be in the system. Now, the state will hire hundreds of unionized, public employees … Continue reading

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Illinois’s Medicaid Scandal

NOTE:  Illinois Tea Party members helped to uncover this scandal.  One person can make a difference. National Review – By Jillian Kay Melchior Bollywood performers, a Boston boat cruise with an open bar, gifts of cigars and wine — the vendor … Continue reading

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The Chicago way? Illinois officials under fire for ObamaCare contracts

Fox News – Making ObamaCare a reality will require massive computing power to track, store and process the millions of individual cases. But in Illinois, contracts to compute that state’s cases – valued as high as $190 million – are … Continue reading

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Black marks hover over firm Illinois taps for part of Medicaid program

Chicago Tribune – By Peter Frost Illinois is outsourcing part of its Medicaid program to a company that is under a federal grand jury investigation in Louisiana, was disqualified from bidding in Arkansas, was ushered out of Maine and has been … Continue reading

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