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Fallout from veterans’ home deaths reaches Illinois comptroller race

Chicago Tribune Thrown aside by all this political grandstanding is the fact that 13 people who fought for our country died when we were supposed to be taking care of them, and that after too many months the situation that

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J.B. Pritzker, Susana Mendoza demand apology from Rauner

Fox News Illinois Democratic Governor candidate Pritzker and Comptroller Mendoza demanded Governor Rauner apologize for Republican Comptroller candidate Darlene Senger’s “blame Duckworth” one-line email. This is a stretch, even by politician standards – of course Republican’s tried to capitalize on

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Email: Top Rauner Aide Suggested Blaming Duckworth For Legionnaires’ Deaths

WBEZ I’m sure you have heard of the “Blame Duckworth” email sent by Republican Comptroller candidate Darlene Senger. This email, sent in response to an article on the deaths of several veterans from the Quincy veteran’s home caused by Legionnaires’

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A Valuable Opportunity to Improve Government Accounting—and Accountability

CPA Journal This article from the CPA Journal talks about how governments use language to get away with continually providing unbalanced budgets and accumulating deficits year after year, while still claiming to be complaint with the law. It shows you

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Illinois didn’t take same fiscal recovery road California took

Illinois News Network There are several factors that must be considered before making this comparison between Illinois and California. First is Illinois’ long-standing history of political gameplay, which always gets in the way of real reform, second is how Illinois