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Pritzker Calls Culture In Springfield ‘Poisonous’

After an investigation by WBEZ uncovered an email from an ex-Springfield lobbyist referring to the “rape in Champaign,” we’re now seeing the first measurable fallout. 

This week, state agriculture secretary John Sullivan stepped down after Governor JB Pritzker asked for his resignation. 

That email, which was written by ex-lobbyist Mike McClain, is also the subject of an investigation involving the Illinois State Police, state executive inspector general and the Champaign County State’s Attorney’s office. 

WBEZ state politics reporters Tony Arnold and Dave McKinney stop by with the latest.

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