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Illinois Taxpayers

State Rep. Jack Franks: Maybe Clifford Broke the Law?

Madeleine Doubek | Posted 10.19.2013 | Chicago
Madeleine Doubek

Ex-Metra CEO Alex Clifford might have had a duty to report to authorities the pressure he felt from House Speaker Michael Madigan and others to promote and hire certain workers. Madigan writes laws and doesn't break them.

Blagojevich Trial: Taxpayers Likely To Help Fund Ex-Governor's Defense

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Rod Blagojevich isn't governor anymore, but Illinois taxpayers are still probably going to have to pick up a portion of his legal tab when he goes on ...