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Bruce Rauner’s $95 Million Campaign

Executive Director Sarah Brune was quoted in this article. Via – NBC Chicago “Five years ago, Bruce Rauner formed the committee that launched his political career. From the start Citizens for Rauner raised millions, in part because Bruce Rauner contributed…

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State Lawmakers Discuss Methods to Reduce Sexual Harassment

ICPR’s “Addressing Sexual Harassment in Illinois Government” event was featured in this article. Via – The Columbia Chronicle “A recent panel of Illinois lawmakers called for revisions to the current reporting and filing process of sexual harassment claims for individuals…

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Politically Connected Tollway Employee’s Last Job? Selling Office Furniture in 2001

ICPR Board Chair was quoted in this article. Via – The Daily Herald “A politically connected Illinois tollway employee hired last year for an important $80,016 engineering department job last worked in 2001 as an account executive selling office furniture….

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Saturday Quick Hits: Mendoza Wants Quincy Veterans Moved; Biss and Raoul Report Big Bucks; Reader Cover Fallout Intensifies

ICPR’s tweets were used in this post. Via – Capitol Fax “Arguments to keep the Quincy veterans’ home residents at the facility just make less sense with every new revelation… Meanwhile, a couple of big hauls were reported Friday after…

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Fired Madigan Campaign Worker Arrested in Unrelated Domestic Case

ICPR was mentioned in this article. Via – ABC Chicago “A former campaign worker for Mike Madigan, who was fired earlier this week for harassing a woman that worked under him, has been arrested in an unrelated domestic case. Kevin…

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Female Legislators: More Should be Done to Reduce Sexual Harassment

ICPR’s “Addressing Sexual Harassment in Illinois Government” was featured in this article. Via- The Chicago SunTimes “On the heels of  a longtime aide of Speaker Michael Madigan being fired over sexual harassment allegations, some Illinois lawmakers discussed Friday how to improve the…

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Former IG Criticizes Secrecy Surrounding Illinois Legislative Ethics Commission

ICPR was featured in this article. Via – Cherokee Tribune & Ledger News “Lawmakers and their former ethics watchdog, who has previously clashed with House Speaker Michael Madigan, weighed in Friday on the harassment scandal that occurred under the speaker’s…

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Speaker Madigan: ‘I Take Responsibility’ for Not Doing Enough on Sexual Harassment Issue

ICPR was mentioned in this article. Via – The State Journal Register “Amid rising frustration within his party, Speaker Michael Madigan on Friday said he shoulders “responsibility” for failing to do more to ensure equality in the Statehouse and on…

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Aging Equipment Could Threaten Future Illinois Elections

Executive Director Sarah Brune was quoted in this article. Via – The Columbia Chronicle “Most people would not expect a 13-year-old computer to function properly, yet Illinois has allowed its voting technology to become just as obsolete, said Sarah Brune,…

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If You Think Illinois Needs Help, Now’s the Time to Bone Up on March Election

ICPR’s upcoming Attorney General forum is featured in this article. Via- The Chicago SunTimes “Do they have your attention yet? The candidates running in the 2018 primary, I mean. They should. Perhaps that controversial ad from Republican governor candidate Jeanne…

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