Blagojevich Plays Defense

Shields, Yvette
July 2006
Bond Buyer;7/5/2006, Vol. 357 Issue 32416, p29
Trade Publication
The article reports on the criticism of Republican gubernatorial candidate Judy Baar Topinka against Governor Rod Blagojevich's hiring practices following the release of a U.S. attorney's letter to the state attorney general in Illinois. The letter provided details of a federal probe into alleged hiring fraud at multiple state agencies since the governor took office in early 2003. The governor defended his actions in a statement issued after release of the letter.


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