A press release from Governor Bruce Rauner:
Statement on first status report from federal Special Master on IDOT hiring scandal
Statement attributable to Catherine Kelly, Press Secretary, Office of the Governor
“The report confirms that previous governors were engaged in a corrupt bargain with government unions, making illegal political hires and putting them into protected government union positions.
“Governor Rauner is committed to reversing the illegal hiring scheme and enacting civil service reforms that will prevent these types of abuses from happening in the future.”