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Campaign 2014: Rauner rips unions; Stantis cartoon: Quinn's failed summit; Reboot Illinois Daily Tip-Off

Reboot Illinois | Posted 08.06.2013 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

CAMPAIGN 2014 Chicago billionaire Bruce Rauner came out swinging against public sector unions as he officially entered the race for governor on Wedn...

Small Town's Ex-Comptroller To Plead Guilty In $53 Million Scam

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 01.13.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A former comptroller accused of stealing $53 million from her small northern Illinois city to fund a lavish lifestyle, including one o...

Feds Take Horses From City Bookkeeper Accused With Stealing Millions

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 05.05.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The animals seized from a renowned horse breeder accused of using her day job as a city bookkeeper to steal millions in public funds have t...

Feds: Small Town Comptroller Actually Stole $53 Million

AP | Posted 05.02.2012 | Chicago

DIXON, Ill. -- The former financial officer for the small northern Illinois city of Dixon stole millions of dollars more than originally thought, fede...

Small Town Swindle Suspect Allegedly Spent Stolen Millions On Horses

AP | JASON KEYSER | Posted 04.27.2012 | Chicago

DIXON, Ill. -- The small-town bookkeeper dazzled friends and co-workers with invitations to her immaculate horse ranch and home, where she displayed t...

Comptroller Allegedly Embezzled Millions To Fund Horse Breeding Business [UPDATE]

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.19.2012 | Business

Municipal budgets around the country have been squeezed tight in recent years, and a city official in one town allegedly exacerbated those financial w...