Tom Demmer http://northernpublicradio.org en Illinois Seeking New Ways To Spend Medicaid Dollars http://northernpublicradio.org/post/illinois-seeking-new-ways-spend-medicaid-dollars <p></p><p>Illinois officials are planning an unusual request for flexibility in spending federal Medicaid dollars. Thu, 23 Jan 2014 12:49:52 +0000 Chip Mitchell 42109 at http://northernpublicradio.org Illinois Seeking New Ways To Spend Medicaid Dollars Anti-Corruption Bills Await Senate Action http://northernpublicradio.org/post/anti-corruption-bills-await-senate-action <p></p><p></p><p><font size="3">Legislation inspired by the Rita Crundwell scandal <font size="3">could s<font size="3">oon see activity</font></font> in the Illinois Senate. Crundwell is the former Dixon comptroller who is serving a federal prison sentence for stealing millions of dollars from the city. </font> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 12:18:55 +0000 Mike Moen 29124 at http://northernpublicradio.org Anti-Corruption Bills Await Senate Action The Crundwell Effect: One Year Later http://northernpublicradio.org/post/crundwell-effect-one-year-later <p></p><p>It’s been one year since federal authorities announced the arrest of Rita Crundwell. The former Dixon comptroller is serving out a prison sentence after she admitted to stealing millions of dollars from the city. One year later, this situation is still being discussed by policy leaders in Illinois. Wed, 17 Apr 2013 11:24:14 +0000 Mike Moen 28484 at http://northernpublicradio.org The Crundwell Effect: One Year Later