Rep. Robert Rita

Roseland Community Hospital (Credit: CBS)

Questions Remain Over Cause Of Roseland Hospital’s Financial Emergency

Did Roseland Community Hospital wind up on the brink of closing last week because of the primarily poor population it serves? Or because of mismanaging their resources? Depends on who you ask.

06/13/2013

Photo Of Gamblers Playing The Slots. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Lang Steps Aside As Gambling Expansion Sponsor Over ‘Perceived Conflict’

The longtime backer of a push to expand gambling in Illinois has dropped his name from a pending bill over “perceived conflict of interest” with a law firm where he’s counsel.

05/22/2013

Illinois State Capitol

BGA Launches Petition To End Legislative Scholarships

The Better Government Association has set up an online petition to eliminate the state’s legislative scholarship program, with state Rep. Robert Rita (D-Blue Island) now accused of granting a scholarship to a political ally’s daughter.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012