Democrat Lawmaker Rips Quinn For 'Last-Minute Patronage'
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Another fellow Democrat is blasting Gov. Pat Quinn for helping a former aide get a job at the agency that runs U.S. Cellular Field weeks before Quinn finishes his term.
The Illinois Sports Facilities Authority board on Monday hired former Quinn campaign manager Lou Bert…
State Rep. Derrick Smith Found Guilty Of Corruption
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
A state lawmaker has been found guilty of accepting bribes.
Jurors only needed four hours of deliberations to agree that Democrat State Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago) was guilty of asking a day care business for $7,000 in return for a letter supporting their appl…