Feds Tell Legislative Panel To Slow Down On NRI Probe

July 10, 2014


(Springfield, IL)  --  The Justice Department is asking state lawmakers to back off their plans to call several former insiders to testify about Governor Quinn's tainted anti-violence program.  The Chicago "Sun-Times" reports lawmakers are being asked to stand down so they don't interfere with a federal investigation of the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative.  An Auditor General's report found numerous flaws with the way some 55-million-dollars was granted to local groups to fight violence.  

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