Illinois Governor Appoints Three to Troubled Health Board

Shields, Yvette
September 2004
Bond Buyer;9/23/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31975, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on the appointment of employees for three of the five vacant positions in the reconfigured Illinois Health Facilities Planning Board by Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. Dismissal of previous members over an alleged extortion scandal that involved Bear Sterns &Co.; Speculation that Blagojevich would eliminate the board altogether; Need for health care facilities to receive a certificate of need from board before proceeding with major projects.


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