Ill. Gov helped his kids' school Chicago Sun Times
Gov. Blagojevich declined to move his family from Chicago to the
Executive Mansion in Springfield, a big reason was his daughter's
private school. "She's comfortable there and likes it there and has her
friends there," Blagojevich explained after winning office in November
It's he said, she said in Teachers Union food fight Chicago Sun Times
says he has frittered away thousands of dollars on Dutch vodka,
margaritas, pricey lamb chops and the like. He says she has wasted
money on satellite radio for her car and $500,000 in meals. The nasty
food fight is between the Chicago Teachers Union's top two officials.
They have turned on each other over allegations of misused funds in a
nasty spat that has spilled into court.
Head of landscaping firm admits to cheating Chicago schools Chicago Tribune
CPS paid more than $1.5 million in contracts to Rohar Construction, authorities said, a company owned by Roland Harper.
Guilty plea in Chicago schools fraud Chicago Sun-Times
Monahan, whose Arlington Heights company, Monahan Landscape, won
big-money public contracts for years, has contributed to the campaigns
of House Speaker Michael Madigan, Illinois Attorney General Lisa
Madigan and to the Illinois Democratic Party.
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