Appointment

Gov. Bruce Rauner presents his budget address to the Illinois General Assembly in Springfield, Illinois, on Feb. 18, 2015. (Credit: CBS)

Former Charter Schools CEO Earning $250K As Rauner’s Adviser

For weeks, Beth Purvis’ role in the administration had been somewhat of a mystery. Not until after several inquiries from The Associated Press did the Rauner administration disclose that Purvis — a key member of the governor’s transition team — is now earning $250,000 a year to advise him on education policy.

03/20/2015

Ald. Ed Burke (14th)

Burke’s Daughter Appointed To $117,000 State Post

The daughter of Ald. Edward Burke (14th) and Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke has been appointed to a state post.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011

Gavel, Court, Generic Sized Image

Lyons Mayor Appoints Ex-Con Father To Village Zoning Board

A former mayor of west suburban Lyons convicted of rigging construction bids is now on the village’s Zoning Board and Plan Commission.

WBBM Newsradio–07/18/2011

Scott Lee Cohen (Photo From scottleecohen.com)

Cohen Seeks Appointment To State Senate Seat

Scott Lee Cohen can’t get the political bug out of his system.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2011

File Photo (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Illinois State Police Director To Keep Job

The acting director of the Illinois State Police will soon get the job full-time, as state lawmakers have missed their chance to block his appointment.

02/10/2011

Santa At 900 Shops

Gurnee Shop: ‘No Appointment, No Sitting On Santa’s Lap’

A Hawthorn Woods man says bureaucratic red tape kept his 5-year-old son from a visit with Santa Claus at Bass Pro Shop in Gurnee.

WBBM Newsradio–12/20/2010

CPS CEO Ron Huberman (David Banks/Getty Images)

Groups Want A Say In School Chief Huberman’s Replacement

Advocates want educator, not businessman, to lead Chicago Public Schools.

11/04/2010