Careen Gordon

Careen Gordon & Pat Quinn

Embroiled Ex-State Rep. Withdraws From Parole Board

A former Illinois state lawmaker has withdrawn her name from a post on the state parole board, amid criticism that she was appointed to the job shortly after voting for Gov. Pat Quinn’s income tax hike.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2011

Careen Gordon & Pat Quinn

Ex-Lawmaker Gets State Job After Backing Tax Hike

A former Illinois state lawmaker was given an $86,000 state job after she voted in favor of a major income tax hike backed by Gov. Pat Quinn, but she and the governor’s office say there’s no connection.

CBS Chicago–01/15/2011