CHICAGO (AP) — An anti-patronage lawyer says Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration should face federal scrutiny to ensure it complies with rules barring political hiring for non-political jobs.
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Associated Press has learned Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired three top administrators after an investigation by the treasurer’s inspector general.
CHICAGO (AP) — A deputy director of the Illinois Department of Transportation has resigned days after the agency’s transportation secretary amid questions about hiring.
The Knox County Board of Health Thursday night accepted the resignation of Administrator Heidi Britton.
CHICAGO (AP) — An attorney who has fought patronage hiring for decades says the city of Chicago is largely in compliance with bans on the practice.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — University of Illinois instructor and 1970s-era radical James Kilgore says he is ashamed of his actions as a younger man but shouldn’t be barred from teaching.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Dozens of state jobs involved in a dispute over whether they should be free of politics were filled by Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration with candidates who were politically connected or gave campaign money to the governor’s party.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois transportation secretary says it would be too difficult to reopen the hiring process for jobs contested in a federal lawsuit.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A Joliet-based company that provides school-bus services plans to lay off more than 300 employees by the end of June.
CHICAGO (AP) — The attorney who filed a complaint alleging improper hiring in Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration says the office should’ve released documents related to Department of Transportation hiring last year.