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Take Me Out to the Ball Game: Illinois Political Leaders Spend Hundreds of Thousands on Sports Tickets

ICPR Board Chair Hon. Susan Garrett was quoted in this article.

Via – NBC Chicago

“Since January 2016, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s political campaign has spent more than $700,000 to purchase tickets to Chicago Cubs, White Sox and Bulls games.

Senate President John Cullerton’s campaign bought over $300,000 in sports tickets. Together, according to state records, they have spent $1,037,641.

“I was shocked,” said Susan Garrett, a former state senator and Chairwoman of the Board of the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform, when shown the numbers.”

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