CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois’ gubernatorial campaigns took jabs at each other on business and hiring Monday, with Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s running mate accusing Republican businessman Bruce Rauner of profiting “from fraud” and Rauner calling hiring under Quinn’s Department of Transportation a “scam.”
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — One of Gov. Pat Quinn’s deputy chiefs of staff — whose responsibilities included the troubled Illinois Department of Transportation — is leaving the job.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn says it was up to his transportation secretary to follow employment rules even when hiring candidates the governor’s office favored.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The unexpected firing of 58 state workers whose jobs were improperly filled with politic considerations probably won’t end the controversy for Gov. Pat Quinn.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Department of Transportation is eliminating 58 positions that are at the center of a lawsuit alleging questionable hiring practices.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Republican candidate for Illinois lieutenant governor asked a state official if he knew of any jobs in the agency where he worked and made a joke suggesting the state’s capital city lacks sophistication.
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.
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.