CHICAGO (AP) — A disputed state contract given to Gov. Pat Quinn’s former campaign manager has more job protections than a predecessor’s contract.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Monday defended her right to give legal advice to state lawmakers conducting a probe into a troubled Chicago anti-violence program that was overseen by Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration.
CHICAGO (AP) — A legal battle between an anti-patronage lawyer and Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration will return to federal court less than two weeks before voters will decide if they want to re-elect the Chicago Democrat.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has ordered a moratorium on political hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation and is requiring executive-level staff in every state agency to undergo training about proper hiring practices.
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) — 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.