Power-company executives looked to add “context” to accounts of their Springfield bribery scandal at a meeting with Illinois utilities regulators Wednesday.
The daughter-in-law of a key figure in the Springfield scandal plans to lead Wednesday’s “ethics reforms” meeting with power-company executives.
The Deerfield-based chain of drug stores did not say why Stefano Pessina decided he will leave the role he’s held for five years.
During ComEd’s eight-year bribery scheme, the company won two lucrative bills — and customers across northern Illinois are paying for it.
The Illinois Commerce Commission leader’s father-in-law is a retired alderman who the feds say benefited from the Springfield bribery scheme.
The subpoena, dated Friday, is a veritable who’s who of the federal probe, but names new major institutions.
The tax cuts were not supposed to go into effect until there’s a new Chicago casino, but lawmakers sped up the process in May.
With complaints of long waits for the state’s unemployment benefits hotline, the state is also offering another tactic for applying — automatic callbacks.
Politically-connected companies from the Chicago area have received big money from a government pandemic-aid program.
Federal Paycheck Protection Program loans of up to $10 million went to Oberweis Dairy, Willow Creek Community Church and many others in Illinois.