CHICAGO
09/13/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Governor's Wife Lands New Gig

First Lady Patricia Blagojevich, who has come under federal scrutiny for real estate deals involving people with state government contracts, is expected to start a new fundraising job next month with a nonprofit Chicago homeless agency that has received more than $2 million in state funds since her husband was elected governor.

The Chicago Christian Industrial League announced the hiring Wednesday, saying Patti Blagojevich will become its development director after Labor Day.

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