August 25, 2014

Pat Quinn’s Rough Weekend

The headlines this weekend were not friendly to Democrat Illinois Governor Pat Quinn…

Chicago Tribune: Quinn1A federal grand jury has subpoenaed emails from Quinn’s former chief of staff in connection to the criminal probe of Quinn’s scandal-plagued anti-violence initiative that had a price tag of $54.5 million.

Chicago Sun-Times:

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Quinn’s botched anti-violence initiative provided mentoring and a state-funded part-time job to an individual who was later arrested for being the “alleged mastermind” of a burglary ring.

Chicago Sun-Times: Quinn2 Quinn’s former transportation secretary is claiming that Quinn’s office pushed for “filling non-political positions with political hires.”