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Stroger Hiring Scandal

Lawsuit: Stroger Made 150 Forbidden Political Hires

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger violated a ban on political hiring more than 150 times since the start of 2008, the attorney at the center of...

Todd Stroger's Shady Hiring Practices Highlighted In New Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Todd Stroger's staff bent or broke county hiring rules to put supporters on payroll and fire naysayers, according to a scathing report released Tuesda...

Stroger Veto Of Hiring Freeze Holds Up

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger scored a rare victory today when commissioners could not muster the votes to make stick a hiring freeze they ...

Stroger Giving Raises, Making Major Hires Despite Pay Freeze And Lame-Duck Status

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A report issued Wednesday shows that since losing the February primary, Cook County Board President Todd Stroger has hired six top-level employees wit...

Stroger Vetoes Measure To Limit His Hiring, Salary Powers

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Cook County Board President Todd Stroger wielded his veto stamp Monday on a measure to freeze hiring and salaries until he leaves office N...

Stroger To Turn Over Cell Phone Records After Lawsuit

Chicago Sun-Times | LISA DONOVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger's office now plans to release cellphone records as soon as later today of the four people at the center of a ...

Former Stroger Patronage Hire Tony Cole In Jail Fight

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A former Cook County employee at the center of a patronage controversy involving county Board President Todd Stroger has been separated from other Coo...

Stroger Hiring Scandal: Dunnings Bailed Patronage Worker Cole Out Of Jail 4 Times

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Cook County Chief Financial Officer Donna Dunnings bailed disgraced staffer Tony Cole out of jail twice more than originally reported, court do...

Stroger Double-Crossed Me On Scandal Questions: Commissioner

Chicago Sun-Times | Mark J. Konkol | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger avoided a public grilling in front of TV cameras last week by promising Commissioner Tim Schneider a private ...

Stroger Troubles: State's Attorney Reportedly Opens Investigation, Fired Cousin On Hook For Felon's Legal Bills

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Last week may have been a rough one for Cook County Board President Todd Stroger, but this one is shaping up to be worse. According to several report...

Felon In Stroger Hiring Affair Questioned By State's Attorney

Chicago Sun-Times | LISA DONOVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Fired Cook County employee Tony Cole said from jail this morning he's been questioned by the Cook County State's Attorney's office in the wake of not ...

Daley To Stroger: Explain Hiring Scandal

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard Daley weighed in on the patronage scandal surrounding Cook County Board President Todd Stroger today, suggesting his ally should explain...

Tony Cole, Convicted Felon In Stroger Hiring Scandal, Lived Rent Free: CBS

CBS 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tony Cole, the convicted felon at the center of Cook County Board President Todd Stroger's patronage hiring scandal, has called the McGill Terrace Apa...

State Police Contradict Stroger As Commissioners Demand Answers In Hiring Scandal (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On a day when the Chicago Tribune revealed that Todd Stroger's version of the events leading up to his firing of patronage worker Tony Cole didn't mat...

Stroger Visits Cousin Dunnings 'Shocked' Over Her Firing As Cook County CFO

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger paid a visit to the cousin he abruptly fired last week, touching off a rash of criticism about his management...

Stroger Media Blitz Fails To Calm Criticism Over Hiring Scandal (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Tim Taliaferro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Damage control is not one of Todd Stroger's specialties. The beleaguered Cook County Board president's recent round of media interviews has raised mo...