Cook County has long been ridiculed for allowing dead people cast votes, but the state may have just garnered a new distinction.  It paid $12 million in health care for people who were already dead — including in one case, for a person who had died in 1989.

http://politics.suntimes.com/article/springfield/audit-state-paid-12-million-health-costs-—-dead-people/thu-05292014-151pm