Skip to comments.Hard to give governorís 2010 anti-crime program the benefit of the doubt
Posted on 03/12/2014 5:19:03 AM PDT by rellimpank
When a government program is botched from the outset, everything about it becomes suspect.
If money from the program flows to an elected officials husband, you have to wonder even more than you might usually wonder.
If a teen hired by the program gets caught up in a murder rap, you cant help but wonder why that teen was ever hired.
When a government program is poorly executed at the outset, as was an anti-crime program set up by Gov. Pat Quinn, the benefit of the doubt fades fast.
In August 2010, just before a tough election that pitted Quinn against Republican state Sen. Bill Brady, the governor announced the launching of an ambitious anti-violence effort. He was responding to a very real problem that was one bloody summer in Chicago but the $55 million Neighborhood Recovery Initiative program his administration quickly launched in October 2010 was rife with problems, according to a scathing audit released late last month by the states auditor general.
(Excerpt) Read more at suntimes.com ...
Not even a smidgeon of corruption!
—yep—Chicago as usual-—
Did you see this?