FBI Files Shed Light On Late Metra CEO's Secret LifeRecently disclosed FBI files might answer the question of why late Metra executive Phil Pagano allegedly stole nearly a half million dollars from the commuter rail agency, before ultimately taking his own life.
Metra Board Approves Steep Fare IncreaseThe Metra board has approved the largest fare increase in the agency's history.
State Inspector General To Assume Oversight Of Transit AgenciesThe executive inspector general of the State of Illinois is about to gain oversight power over Chicago area transit agencies.
Two Reports Conclude Metra's Pagano Acted AloneTwo 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.
New Metra Boss Won't Be Like Old Boss PaganoMetra's board is narrowing the list of candidates to become the agency's executive director, replacing the late Phil Pagano, who committed suicide in May amid allegations of financial improprieties.
Metra Narrows Candidates To Replace Former BossMetra's board is narrowing the list of candidates to become the agency's executive director, replacing the late Phil Pagano, who committed suicide in Mary amid allegations of financial improprieties.
Metra Chief Was Supporting 3 HouseholdsThere are some startling revelations about the life of Phil Pagano, the Metra chief who committed suicide stepping in front of a train earlier this year.
Pagano Widow Seeks BankruptcyHe made $240K a year before committing suicide. The widow of Metra exec Phil Pagano says he left her broke and more than $1 million in debt.
State Senator Slams Metra LeadershipIllinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) slammed Metra in a letter, as he withdrew his name from consideration as executive director of the commuter train agency.
RTA Moves To Stop Pension AbuseComes one day after the release of the latest report to document irregularities at Metra under its late executive director, Phil Pagano.
RTA Takes Action On Pension AbusesMembers of the RTA board took action to curb pension abuses, one day after the release of the latest report to document irregularities at Metra.
Metra Pay Policies Hit In Audit

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