In 2010, Toni Irving worked for Gov. Pat Quinn and helped develop the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative. That program is now the subject of multiple investigations while Irving runs a similar program for the city of Chicago.
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Some community leaders on Chicago’s West Side don’t like the way Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration is doling out funds in a $31 million program to combat Chicago-area youth violence. They wonder why aldermen are involved and why the pastor of Ald.