Tom Demmer

Health Care
6:49 am
Thu January 23, 2014

Illinois Seeking New Ways To Spend Medicaid Dollars

Credit state of Illinois

Illinois officials are planning an unusual request for flexibility in spending federal Medicaid dollars.

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7:18 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Anti-Corruption Bills Await Senate Action

State Representative Tom Demmer

Legislation inspired by the Rita Crundwell scandal could soon see activity 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.

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Rita Crundwell Case
6:24 am
Wed April 17, 2013

The Crundwell Effect: One Year Later

Rita Crundwell

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.

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