Rolland Burris Running for Office Again

With the death of former Republican State Representative Phil Collins, a vacancy was created on the General Assembly Retirement System Board. Seven annuitants have stepped forward to fill his place. All are former legislators, except one. He is former State … Continue reading

Blagojevich’s Former Chief of Staff Pleads Guilty to Charges Concerning Appointment of or Barack Obama’s U.S. Senate Replacement; Blow by Blow Account

John Harris, former Governor Rod Blagojevich’s chief of staff, has plead guilty to “participating in a scheme to commit wire fraud, including through the deprivation of honest services.” Harris admits that “from approximately October 2008 to on or about December … Continue reading