At issue is a new $20M of taxpayer money going through the Department of Labor, which the GOP says appears to be an extension of the same kind kind if misuse of state “anti-violence” money.

Comment: A Wall Street Journal article on Aug. 8 said much the same thing. We flagged this line from that article: “Illinois money is still pouring into organizations that participated in the NRI. This year alone, $5 million has gone to Chicago Area Project, despite the drubbing it took in the state audit report.”

 

http://www.senategop.state.il.us/News/RecentNews/TabId/121/p/14897/v/2000/new-version-of-failed-program-surfaces-in-labor-dept.aspx