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City Hall

Inspector General Questions Savings From Furlough Days

The city’s Budget director is taking issue with an Inspector General’s report accusing the Daley Administration of overstating how much it is saving through employees’ unpaid furlough days.

WBBM Newsradio–02/16/2011

Phil Pagano (AP Photo)

Two Reports Conclude Metra’s Pagano Acted Alone

Two newly-completed reports to Metra’s board of directors concluded that the commuter rail agency’s late executive director was secretive, managed in an inconsistent style, used his authority to circumvent controls and benefit himself and chosen subordinates — but was an autocratic lone wolf.

WBBM Newsradio–02/12/2011

Cook County Seal

County Official Fired For Improper Fundraising

A Cook County human resources official has been fired after an inspector general’s probe found she told several county employees last year that they were expected to donate $100 in campaign cash to outgoing Board President Todd Stroger.

01/20/2011

Chicago Furloughs Most City Workers For The Day To Help Balance Budget

City Workers Fired For Missing Work, Lying About Hours

CHICAGO (WBBM) – Two Chicago Public Health Department managers were fired, and two other managers placed on unpaid leave after an Inspector General’s investigation found they allegedly falsified time records.

01/16/2011

City Hall

2 City Managers Fired, 2 Suspended Over IG Probe

Two Chicago Health Department managers have been fired and two others have been suspended without pay after the inspector general’s office found they allegedly falsified time records.

01/15/2011

Chicago Fire Department

Source: Firefighters Helped Renovate Co-Worker’s Home While On City Clock

The Chicago Fire Department is investigating an allegation that 10 firefighters went to a fellow firefighter’s home while on duty and used fire department equipment to help strip aluminum off the side of his house.

12/19/2010

Jeff Haynes/AFP/Getty Images

Inspector General Report Reveals Range Of Misdeeds

Chicago Inspector General Joseph Ferguson has released his quarterly report of investigations into alleged missteps and misdeeds.

WBBM Newsradio–10/19/2010

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