Feds to lawmakers: Back off calling witnesses in NRI hearing
BY DAVE MCKINNEY Springfield Bureau Chief July 9, 2014 12:32PM
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn
Updated: July 10, 2014 2:18AM
The Justice Department has asked state lawmakers to back away from calling several former members of Gov. Pat Quinn’s inner circle to testify on the governor’s Neighborhood Recovery Initiative to avoid possibly interfering with an ongoing federal probe of the scandal-tainted anti-violence program, sources said. READ MORE.