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Madigan Seeks Probe Of Peoples Gas Main Replacement ProgramMadigan said an independent audit of the Peoples Gas Accelerated Main Replacement Program revealed skyrocketing costs for consumers. Originally estimated to cost $2.2 billion when it was first approved in 2009, the pipe replacement program could now cost $8 billion, according to an audit by Liberty Consulting Group.
Lincoln-Way Board Plans Forensic Audit Of District FinancesThe south suburban Lincoln-Way school district board voted unanimously Thursday night to bring in an outside auditor who will get down to the nitty-gritty, in an attempt to determine if any fraud or questionable spending plunged it into financial trouble.
Cook County Jail Guard Paid $30,000 For One Day's WorkThe officer worked 6.75 hours of overtime on June 15, 2014, but 675 hours were mistakenly entered into the sheriff’s payroll system.
Whistleblowers Prompt Investigation Into Peoples Gas ProgramThe Illinois Commerce Commission on Wednesday announced an investigation into Peoples Gas’ controversial and pricey gas-main replacement program in Chicago after allegations by two whistleblowers.
State Weighing Probe Of Peoples Gas Main Replacement ProgramCome Wednesday, the Illinois Commerce Commission will consider opening an investigation into allegations of mismanagement of Peoples Gas Light and Coke Company’s natural gas main replacement program.
Quinn Halts IDOT Political HiringThe Chicago Democrat's actions, which also included ordering an outside audit of past IDOT hires, come amid questions about whether state jobs were improperly filled based on clout rather than qualifications.
Confidential Records Left Behind After Mental Health Centers ClosedGov. Pat Quinn's administration closed three health facilities in 2012 but left behind tractors and a forklift, an unidentified medical specimen and boxes full of confidential patient and employee records, an audit released Thursday said.
Advice For Successfully Getting A Small Business LoanEven during challenging times, a small business with a sound strategy can obtain a loan.
Advice For Successfully Getting A Small Business LoanEven during challenging times, a small business with a sound strategy can obtain a loan.
Buyer’s Guide: What To Look For In A New Digital CameraWhen it comes to cameras, there is a wide array from which to choose. Consider these factors before making your next camera purchase.
Buyer’s Guide: What To Look For In A New Digital CameraWhen it comes to cameras, there is a wide array from which to choose. Consider these factors before making your next camera purchase.
Lawmaker Asks Feds To Examine Quinn Program To Combat ViolenceGov. Pat Quinn continues to be dogged by questions about his $55 million anti-violence program and questions about where and how the money was used. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.

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