Retired members of transit board get lucrative benefits – are taxpayers getting railroaded?
CTA Execs Ride The Pension Express
Retirement perks benefit Chicago Transit Authority bigwigs, saddle taxpayers for decades.
Dorothy Brown Leans On Employees To Get On Ballot
Bounced by Democratic Party, Circuit Court clerk scrambles to stay in race, and enlists the help of her government employees to do so.
Cook County Suburbs Tally $244 Million In Legal Fees
Private attorneys are often hired by cash-strapped suburbs dealing with police misconduct or public corruption claims, a BGA Rescuing Illinois analysis finds.
Feds Charge Dorothy Brown Employee
Lower-level bureaucrat accused of lying to grand jury that’s investigating job selling, other corruption in Circuit Court clerk’s office.
Short Cut Leads To Winding Trip Through Bureaucracy
Sheriff’s officer zips wrong way down one-way street, collides with driver – who finds government a nightmare to deal with as she tries to get compensated for her car.
Dems Dump Dorothy
Democratic Party strips away Dorothy Brown’s endorsement amid criminal investigation, which sources say is also examining her husband’s goat business.
Friday Could Be ‘D Day’ For D Brown
Cook County Democratic Party leaders are now expected to decide Friday whether to rescind Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown’s endorsement.
Dems May Bounce Dorothy Brown From Ticket
Amid revelations about federal investigation swirling around Circuit Court clerk, Democratic Party leaders may strip away her endorsement and back another candidate.
$110 million! City’s Legal Bills Pile Up
Emanuel’s outside law firm spending matches Daley’s last term as police misconduct defense fees take toll, a Rescuing Illinois report reveals.