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Illinois Treasurer Warns Against Lending to Illinois

Here’s one for the truth is funnier than fiction column. The Illinois Treasurer says he would call bond houses, warn against lending to Illinois Illinois chief fiscal officer said Monday he is willing to dial up the bond houses and finance companies to alert them that lending the state more …

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County Treasurer Sits At $23,000 Office Set, Hired $95,000 Party Planners « CBS Chicago

CHICAGO CBS — A waste of taxpayers’ money. That’s how former employees are describing jobs and office activities in the Cook Country Treasurer’s Office. Investigator Pam Zekman and the Better Government Association continue their investigation into how Treasurer Maria Pappas spends your tax dollars. Pappas once ran her office from …

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News and Investigations Is Treasurer Maria Pappas Wasting Your Tax Dollars?

CHICAGO — She has a driver who makes $94,000 a year and a cleaning lady making $57,000 a year. Is Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas wasting tax dollars? In a joint investigation with the Better Government Association, CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman has been following these employees and found that …

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