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.”