Friday, August 27, 2010

It's Time for a Turnaround, Illinois

Why does Gov. Quinn still have so many Blago holdovers on the payroll? Quite a family tree. And then there are these guys:
Allegations surrounding the Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board were closely entangled in the case against Blagojevich, Rezko and others. As a state senator in 2007, Republican candidate for Governor Bill Brady helped form of an official reform panel to clean up the board. While some recommendations were adopted, Quinn has not removed its key officials.

Senator Brady first started raising questions about the board's operation in 2006, before any indictments were made public. Last May, he called for Quinn to remove officials from the board, including ex-officio board member David Carvalho. He was supported in his call by other lawmakers. State Senator Susan Garrett (D) has said Carvalho acknowledged being recommended by Rezko.
More Quinn bumbling, even from his supporters

State pension systems planning to sell assets to pay benefits

Fourth Stop of the Turnaround Tour: Schaumburg (video)
Sorry I can't be there, but will be in spirit!

Time for a turnaround

We need a clean break.

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