“The bulk of the $100,000 [for a union sponsored scholarship fund] came from advisers and investment firms, including some that work for the $1.7 billion Retirement Fund for CTA Employees, which covers 9,000 retirees and their families. The companies donated after receiving letters and phone calls from Local 308, President Robert Kelly says. He is one of 11 voting members of the pension fund board that determines which firms are and are not hired. His daughter received a $5,000 grant from the scholarship fund.”

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