Category: Rod Blagojevich

Illinois Democrats Worked to Shut Veterans Off From State Jobs

-By Warner Todd Huston There is a state law that is intended to give our military veterans an upper hand at getting state jobs. It is called the veteran’s preference. Sadly, Cal Skinner notes that a new report by the Inspector General’s office finds that Illinois Democrats not only have been ignoring the helping hand... Read more »

Bambenek Comments on Blagojevich Sentencing

From the campaign of John Bambenek for State Senate (52nd District)… One Sad Chapter in Illinois History Closes, but Much More Remains to be Done to Fight Corruption CHAMPAIGN, IL (December 7, 2011) — Republican candidate for Illinois State Senate in the 52nd district John Bambenek today issued a statement on the sentencing of former... Read more »

Ex Governor Blagojevich Gets 14 Year Prison Sentence

-By Warner Todd Huston I won’t waste too much time on this — still it is something that should be put on record here at the blog — but former Democrat Governor Rod Blagojevich has been sentenced to 168 moths, 14 years, in federal prison for his corruption. In his statement before sentencing, Blagojevich apologized... Read more »