Gov. Patrick Quinn's reform commission has urged him to take immediate action to make Illinois government more open and transparent.More here.
"Transparency in government is fundamental to curing the culture of corruption in Illinois government," chairman Patrick Collins said Wednesday in a letter to Quinn.
The commission's report isn't due until April, but Collins says it's important for Quinn to act now because its "preliminary findings give us serious concerns."
Thursday, February 12, 2009
Time to cure Ill. 'culture of corruption'
The pressure's on new Illinois Gov. Patrick Quinn to act quickly in supporting and enforcing the state's FOIA, the Associated Press reported.